The Ascendant, Sun and Moon are used to calculate the Lot of Fortune. Thus using this formula we can begin to understand how a Ternary or threefold relationship is formed. In this lecture I will demonstrate another way of casting Solar Returns. This method was touched on some years back by Rob Hand, but drifted off the radar. It first appears in Vettius Valens work, The Anthology. Rob Hand and Rob H. Schmidt did the translation and editing. Since 1998 I have been using this method in my mundane forecasting and natal work and have gone on to developed this method and find it an excellent tool for understanding the year ahead.