Saturn is a cold, malefic and masculine planet. It governs the bones and teeth. The Sun Sign associated with Saturn in Capricorn. If badly placed or aspected it can cause depression, coldness and lack of imagination. The placement of Saturn in our birth chart (by sign and house) will indicate where we are going to look for security and set limits in our lives. On average, Saturn stays about 2 and a half years in each sign (there are 12 signs in the zodiac in total).