Sun conjunct or quincunx Neptune people are prone more than most to dissolving! They have great difficulty holding onto their ego. The boundaries between themselves and others are blurry and they absorb the collective unconsciousness like a sponge. These subjects can be prone to escapism and all forms of addictions. This is because their physical sensitivity to the real world around them is so great. They long to merge with the great spirit and feel that euphoria of oneness once again.
Sun conjunct Neptune in particular can suffer health problems due to their lack of “armour” from external penetration, psychically or physically. (Frida Kahlo) They can be extremely self-sacrificial, devoting themselves entirely to a person, to a cause or to their art. The merging of solar logic with the great poetic imagination that Neptune brings can create the most uplifting and enlightening art or music. And of course Neptune rules the Cinema, with many Neptunian stars being ripe for projection.
The creative essence of the Sun combined with Neptune’s abundant imagination can make the subject strive for idol status. They have huge dreams of being up-there with the stars for all eternity, a way to merge with the source. Sun quincunx Neptune can add a surprising spark of temper and electricity. But like a slippery eel they are able to slither out of their misdemeanours unscathed. This exotic mix makes them glamorous and rather flash, therefore their failings are often overlooked.
Sun Conjunct Neptune
Louis Pasteur (09′) combined free creative imagination with methodical science. He became famous for inventing “Pasteurization”, a very Neptunian process where bacteria is dissolved using heat (the Sun!). George Melly (50′) The drink loving Jazz-personality and journalist surrendered to his ailing health, he said his dementia was like an LSD trip and thought his deafness was a benefit as he didn’t have to put up with boring conversations. Frida Khalo (59′) the Neptunian artist par excellence, was preparing to be a doctor before a metal handrail from a bus crash cruelly pierced her body. She suffered multiple injures, her already polio effected leg smashed to smithereens. She endured a series of operations throughout her life, but she painted her way to recovery. On her devotion to her errant husband she wrote “Diego in my urine – Diego in my mouth – in my heart, in my madness, in my sleep.” No boundaries there then! Carrie Fisher Spend most of her adult life battling drug addiction until 1997 where she had a psychotic episode related to her bi-polar disease. Other famous Sun/Neptunians are self confessed sex addict Michael Douglas, Buddy Holly and K D Lang.
Sun Quincunx Neptune
David Beckham soccer player with pop-idol appeal. David is known as much for his dandy fashion sense and model good looks as his inspirational lightening kicks on the pitch. His game is sometimes overshadowed by his temper tantrums, but always quickly forgiven by fans owing to his brilliance. He made his dream come true by playing for the team he idolised. Russell Crowe sensitively portrays a wide range of characters in a typical Neptunian chameleon-like fashion. He has absorbed such different roles as a mentally ill mathematician, a tormented whistle blower and a boxer. Russell also famous for his gladiatorial temper when his sacred privacy is invaded.
Jimmy Hoffa: Powerful and controversial labor union leader. He was zealous in his defense of the downtrodden manual workers. Through coercion and force he ensuring they earned wages equal to skilled workers. Although convicted of fraud and being somewhat a small time gangster, he was highly moral, didn’t drink and condemned his associates for being wwomanizers. He disappeared without trace in 1975 which added to his mystique. Julian Clary camp comic and TV host, best known for his over-the-top costumes and sexual puns. There were calls for him to be banned from TV when his innuendos went too far about a British politician. Other examples of Sun quincunx Neptune are Zara Phillips , Ian Shaw, and Debra Winger.