Natal Mercury – Vertex aspects

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Natal Mercury – Vertex aspects show the relationship between your mind and your family. Depending on the house location of the Vertex in the natal chart, the Mercury person will bring a lesson involving the area of the house it’s in. There are tremendous opportunities for growth in that area of our life. There can be an instant sense of attraction. The way Mercury and Vertex present and express themselves is highly admirable and engaging to the person.  See also the interpretations for Mercury in the Houses and Vertex in the Houses to see what specific parts of your life this aspect will take place in. It is important for natal chart interpretation. Natal Mercury - Vertex aspects


A statement that represents the Mercury and Vertex or the third Angle aspects: The lessons involving family

The Vertex in astrology is a karmic point that needs activation to bring out its power.  The vertex falls on the western side of the natal chart, with the anti-vertex found exactly 180 degrees away, on the eastern or the ascendant side. Three things can activate the vertex: transits, other people, and places. The vertex is an astrological concept that is not very well known but is of fundamental importance for natal chart interpretation. Below is this Natal Mercury – Vertex aspects interpretation. With Natal Mercury – Vertex aspects there may be lessons involving family, home life, and living together. Lessons involved in care, nurture, and domestic affairs may be indicated by these aspects.

Mercury conjunct VertexMercury conjunct Vertex

  • Typical features that this conjunction brings: You need people with good communicative skills in your life. Their role is to stimulate you mentally. In other words, a sibling or spouse may fulfill this role. Also, you take a mental view of life. Education is also very important to you. You love pets and automobiles; they are often part of your life. You have good communication skills as well as intellectual ability. With this Natal Mercury – Vertex aspects you are a mentally active person. Also, changes in career are possible, and many short journeys.
  • If this rear aspect exists in your natal chart you need to work on first impressions. Also, you need to work on the self and appearance, leadership skills, new initiatives, fresh starts and beginnings. Whatever lives in this house helps you understand how the people around you perceive you. Remember, depending on the house location of the Vertex in the natal chart, you will have a lesson involving the area of the house it’s in.
  • Individuals with too many conjunctions: Many astrologists think that having conjunctions everywhere is a good thing because it is a positive aspect. It would mean that the person with all the conjunctions is even more like the sign in which everything seems conjunct. Positive traits and negative traits are much more apt to be magnified than if they only had one planet in that specific sign. But, it is always good to have a certain balance or aspects. It makes a person more grounded and sane.

Mercury opposition VertexMercury opposition Vertex

  • Typical features that opposition brings – there may be opposition to your ideas.  Also, you often feel that you have to give up your favorite ideas. This is not an easy aspect. Also, there may be conflicts to work out with other people. You love traveling, writing, and teaching. In some way, your expression to others could make others think you are contradicted. It would be best if you did something for yourself. Above all, you need to work on first impressions.
  • If this rare aspect exists in your natal chart you need to work on it: you do not realize that you are more accepted and wanted by your friends than you realize.   You must accept those things.  You need to accept your social skills and the potential that can come from working with others. That is because; you will realize that you are more goal-oriented than you understood.
  • Individuals with too many oppositions: You tend to worry too much about what people will talk about you. You take things personally as water signs usually do. There is a strange complexity in the air when you are around. You have a fear of judgment and imagine a riot before it happens.

Mercury square VertexMercury square Vertex

  • Typical features that square brings – you put out the effort needed when health issues arise. Physical concerns include respiratory problems, allergies, and colds. Above all, you may feel that you do not learn as easily as others. That is why you often overachieve in mental areas. And, are excellent communicators with great communication skills. With this Natal Mercury-Vertex aspect, a brother or sister could burden you with their problems, if you allow it. Also, you need to overcome the negative images you have of male figures or anyone in authority. Then you will have the ability to gain status.
  • If this rare aspect exists in your natal chart you need to work on: communication skills, education, and controlling your thoughts. When Natal Mercury – Vertex aspects appear, we might learn valuable information about the people around us. Remember, depending on the house location of the Vertex in the natal chart, you will have a lesson involving the area of the house it’s in.
  • Individuals with too many squares: You are usually in constant tension. Also, you are giving a major time to adjust the scenarios. You are usually striving for some more action. Also, you are very well known for your abrupt behavior. That causes you to be stressed out to the point of having a breakdown.

Mercury sextile VertexMercury sextile Vertex

  • Typical features that sextile brings: You have great communication skills, and you are often high educated. In other words, communication and education are two areas where your abilities are expected. Also, you have a good mind and are very intelligent. You have opportunities to have some problems with neighbors, brothers and sisters. With this Natal Mercury – Vertex aspects you love traveling, reading, or writing. You may develop a great talent for working with children too. Sports and creative efforts smooth the way for the promotions you seek. Also, you are good with new technologies. Keeping up with the latest means of communication is a must.
  • If this rear position exists you need to work on: Destiny acquires the qualities given by the sign of Cancer. Life will have a lot of baggage, and nutrition, beyond the physical part. You can be involved in jobs related to caring for others. It is very often that this vertex manifests in someone you already know. That may be your best friend that you suddenly see with different eyes. The events surrounding the family, such as weddings, communions, etc., have a lot of weight.
  • Individuals with too many sextiles: You tend to be too lazy and comfortable. For you, changing is hard and suffering. It is very hart for you to learn that you are stuck in a comfort zone. Sextiles create wonderful abilities instead of owning them. Your biggest work here is to realize how much you could be missing while sitting back and just relaxing.

Mercury Trine VertexMercury Trine Vertex

  • Typical features that this trine brings: You have great clarity of thinking and skills in expressing yourself. Those things could make you a good teacher, student, or writer. Above all, you want to exchange your ideas with other people. And you have many mental interests. That makes you an interesting person to talk to. You also know when to avoid talking. There should be many people who help you to feel positive about your life. With this Natal Mercury – Vertex aspect you are favored by the men in your life, your father, son, brother, boss, etc.
  • If this rear position exists you need to work on: You gain much personal satisfaction when you start something new.  You need to realize the importance of initiating projects independently of others. Then you will gain great strength and great accomplishment. There are hard tests here but also the moments of greatest ecstasy. It is undoubtedly the vertex that provides the most intense love.
  • Individuals with too many trines: You tend to forget your best and most talented self. So, you need to keep reminding yourself of their hidden creative spots and what needs to be done. You have to work harder to realize such beautiful things in you.

MINOR Natal Mercury – Vertex aspects

 Minor aspects that are possible or relevant between Mercury and Vertex

Mercury Quincunx Vertex

 With this Natal Mercury – Vertex aspects you love learning. But, you need to learn to balance with education and other areas of your life. You may not understand the importance you place on work and study. In conclusion,  you find going along with other’s ideas difficult. Respiratory problems may occur. Being around smoke or unclean air is especially harmful for you.


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