The 12 Zodiacs

Western Astrology

western astrology

According to natural distribution, stars are divided into many regions of different sizes, each called a constellation. Connecting all bright stars in a constellation with lines, different images in the shape of animals and objects are formed. People named each constellation according to its shape and now the sky is divided the sky into 88 constellations with precise boundaries, making every star belonging to a particular constellation.

Seen from Earth, the sun moves slowly in the Celestial Sphere and passes through constellations, forming a large circle for a year. This circle is called Ecliptic. The Ecliptic is divided into twelve equal portions, each portion was named after the closest constellation. these constellations were the zodiacs, from Aries to Pisces.

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the zodiacs

the zodiacs is a group of contellations that lie along the path the sun appears to take around the earth, from Aries to Pisces. the twelve zodiacs are Aries, Taurus,Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces. each of the twelve signs is unique in its expression and describes how you approach things. the signs can also be grouped according to certain similarities, such as element and quality

A: Twelve zodiac signs

B: Four elements: fire, air, water and earth - describe your basic nature

C: Three qualities: cardinal, fixed and mutable - describe how you tend to act

D: Ascendant sign: describes your appearance and demeanor

the planets

the planets is one of the main focal points of western horoscope, each planet rules a sign.there are ten planets, or more correctly eight planets including the sun and the moon, which are luminaries. each planet has a specific function and related meanings.


Aries the Ram, March 21- April 19

Ruling planet: Mars

some Aries come across as loud, while others are quiet and reserved. either way you don't allow the grass the grow under your feet. you are competitive both at work and in your hobbies, and you gain a high position in life through a combination of hard work and adroit political skills.


Taurus the Bull, April 20 - May 20

Ruling planet: Venus

The Taurus is the most stable sign of the zodiacs - you will stick to jobs and friendships as long as possible. being reliable, patient, tenacious and conscientious. You are valued as a hard worker and you excel in any fields in which you can use your hands and your creative talents. On the other hand your love your friends and family more than anything and would give up anything for them


Gemini the twins, May 21 - June 20

Ruling planet: Mercury

you often want two thing at once. you need a happy friendship and a settled home, but you also need variety or you soon become bored. you usually prefer jobs where you get to go into contact with a lot of people and gives a variety of tasks to do. your weakness is that you seem to worry about rather unimportant matters. you love good cloths, and you are unlikely to live in an untidy place.


Cancer the crab, June 21 - July 22

Ruling planet: Moon

Cancer is an unpredictable sign. Many people have a hard time understanding members of this sign because they seem to have a changing of personality traits. The Zodiac sign of Cancer is nurturing, loyal, and most of all protective. Cancers have a reputation for being moody and insecure, but they are also among the Western Zodiac’s most dependable and caring signs.


Leo the lion, July 23 - August 22

Ruling planet: Sun

Those born under the Western Zodiac sign of Leo have much to say about everything. Leos are strong, confident, and majestic. They are highly social individuals who are often heavily involved in pursuits that interest them. Leos are been known as the leader of the twelve signs. Leo is a prideful sign, so looking good and being liked are both important to this sign.


Virgo the maiden, August 23 - September 22

Ruling planet: Mercury

Virgos spend a good deal of time lost in their own thoughts. They sometimes spend too much time looking backward, though, and may miss out on opportunities which are right in front of their faces.They are social when they want to be, but rather than being a part of a big group, Virgos are more likely to spend quality one-on-one time with a friend or family member.


Libra the scales, September 23 - October 22

Ruling planet: Venus

Those born under the Western Zodiac sign of Libra are charming, elegant, and make excellent hosts. Libras are intrigued by the bold and unusual. They are often so busy trying to keep others happy that they don’t spend enough time taking care of their own lives.Libras are easy going and almost always have great taste in art and design. Libras are also intelligent, especially when it comes to business.


Scorpio the scorpion, 23 October - November 21

Ruling planet: (Pluto) Mars

Scorpio is one of the most complex signs of the Western Zodiac. That’s because there are many seeming contradictions to Scorpios that are difficult for others to understand. This comes as no surprise to Scorpios as they often have a hard time figuring themselves out.Scorpios live life their own way, by their own rules. They are extremely intelligent and have a strong intuition.


Sagittarius the archer, 22 November - December 21

Ruling planet: Jupiter

Those born under the Western Zodiac sign of Sagittarius are either lucky because they are optimistic or optimistic because they are lucky, either way Sagittarius is a sign that attracts good fortune. The sign of the “archer” or “hunter” in the Western Zodiac, Sagittarius represents a free spirit who is full of life and ideas. Members of this sign like to be independent..


Capricorn the sea goat, 22 December - January 19

Ruling planet: Saturn

Those born under the Western Zodiac sign of Capricorn are responsible, patient, and self-sufficient. They respect self discipline and pride themselves on their resourcefulness and perseverance. When Capricorns put their mind to a goal there is no stopping them.Capricorns enjoy rising to a challenge, whether or not that challenge is their own or a friend’s.


Aquarius the water bearer, 20 January - Febuary 18

Ruling planet: Uranus

Aquarius are imaginative and intuitive, they often see themselves both as individuals and as a part of the greater whole of humanity.All Aquarians value reason and logic and only under extreme circumstances This is a challenging sign to figure out for some because of their seemingly contradictory natures. They are naturally independent yet humanitarian.


Pisces the two fish, Febuary 19 - March 20

Ruling planet: Neptune

Pisces are the dreamers of the Western Zodiac. They naturally rely on intuition and emotion to guide them rather than pure intellect. That’s not to say that Pisces’ can’t be intellectuals as well, they just tend to value the truth below the surface over facts and figures. Pisces is one of the most intuitively powerful signs, and all are almost too sensitive to the world around them.