this is the sign, and degree of that sign, on the cusp of the tenth house of the natal chart. it is the highest point in the zodiac at the moment of birth, and in relationship to the place of birth. abbreviation: MC
The Midheaven, also called the Medium Coeli (MC), is the point where the Upper Meridian intersects the Ecliptic. It is opposite the Imum Coeli (IC). In most house systems the Midheaven forms the 10th House Cusp. In interpretation, it is the aim of life: personal goals and aspirations; personal status as perceived by the world, the personal achievements others recognise; career, vocation and personal calling; self-realisation, the state of individuation, the process of becoming; Ego-conscious awareness.
The point of the zodiac where the ecliptic intersects the upper part of the meridian, a vertical plane that passes directly north and south. Generally the same as the cusp of the 10th house. See also House.
The point directly above your head at the moment of birth, said to represent your goals and aspirations in life, and according to the sign and planets nearby, identify the ways that you achieve your objectives.
The topmost point in a chart wheel, also known as the tenth house cusp. In a natal chart, the Midheaven is the point in the heavens directly overhead at the time of birth. As with the other angles of a chart, the Midheaven is a sensitive point. Transits or progressions over the Midheaven can indicate major life events.