Sun in the tenth house denotes honour and success in life, a good moral heredity, and the favour of persons of power and position. It gives fortune and prosperity toward the middle- portion of life; right means of livelihood, and the ability to become independent, prosperous, and successful in whatever business, profession, or occupation the native may follow. If much afflicted it denotes arrogance and pride and position held under protest or by right of birth more than by right of merit. If well aspected distinction, authority and permanent success in life. This position causes the native to occupy places of trust, important posts of honour or responsibility. which will be maintained or lost according to sign and aspect. It favours the vital temperament, governmental positions, and generally denotes good birth or favourable hereditary conditions.