My research on the subject showed ;
ORIENTAL PLANETS ;Find easier to shed their influence on the world. OCCIDENTAL PLANETS if it raises after the Sun if will still be visible in the western sky after the the Sun set, it is Occidental. With reference Natal chart Oriental and Occidental is important .
Mars, Jupt. Sat. are favourable being oriental. Merc. Venus being Occidental is favoured....
Also Moon occidental is increasing light is good..
EXAMPLE In my birth chart JUPT. oriental very tight conj. SUN (r.2,3)in 3rd h.
My Merc. occidental. My Moon also occidental - increasing light. JUPT means big way positive way....JUPT also natural ruler 9th h.... Aha ! I feel good today..
MORE: My JUPT (traditional ruler 10th h. also ruler positive aspect 9th h.ruler much less than 1 degree...Astrology relations. NEPT.(modern ruler 10th ) conj. Ven. -- gives my art background ...
Jupt. virgo disposited Merc. rx virgo * in 4th h. cusp - tell me I am self employed in 9th h. matters.
NEPT.(modern ruler 10th) libra conjunct Venus. virgo DISPOITED Modern pregrine Merc --Also I did art work independent way, no boss .... 10th h. ruler's dispositor may give you your boss..
Any thought about this, am I right ?
I'm not sure what you mean by being favorable? in what way? Are you referring to career or financial success or good fortune or in regards to personal happiness or health? or simply prominance? Please give more details on your research