Twelve Signs of the Western Astrology

In western astrology, there are 12 signs but standing for 12 periods of a year. 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. The International Astronomical Union 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 equivalent to 30 degrees); each portion was named after the closest constellation. All these twelve portions were called Ecliptic Constellations, according to which western horoscope theories developed.

The astrologists divide a year is into 12 periods, during each period the sun being in a constellation area. So everyone has a corresponding zodiacal sign according to the period his / her birthday lies in. The 12 signs are Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces. People believe that different sun signs of the zodiac present different characteristics and talents.

 

Aries





 

Date of Birth: March 21 -April 19
Strength: hopeful, active, energetic, honest, versatile, brave, adventurous, passionate, generous, cheerful, argumentative, curious
Weakness: impulsive, naive, self-willed, belligerent, impatient
Symbol: Ram
Element: Fire
Sign Ruler: Mars
Lucky Color: Red
Lucky Number: 5
Jewelry: Ruby
Best Match: Leo, Sagittarius and Aries
Celebrities: Hans Christian Andersen, Jackie Chan, Mariah Carey, Marlon Brando, Dennis Quaid
See Also: Aries Horoscope in 2019 & 2020  
 
Taurus



 
Date of Birth: April 20 - May 20
Strength: romantic, decisive, logical, diligent, ardent, patient, talented in art, perseverant, benevolent
Weakness: prejudiced, dependent, stubborn
Symbol: Bull
Element: Earth
Sign Ruler: Venus
Lucky Color: Pink
Lucky Number: 6
Jewelry: Emerald, Jade
Best Match: Capricorn, Virgo and Taurus
Celebrities: Karl Marx, William Shakespeare, Leonardo da Vinci, David Beckham, Al Pacino
See Also: Taurus Horoscope in 2019 & 2020 
 
Gemini


 
Date of Birth: May 21 - June 21
Strength: multifarious, perspicacious, smart, cheerful, quick-witted, clement, charming
Weakness: fickle, gossipy, amphibian
Symbol: Twins
Element: Air
Sign Ruler: Mercury
Lucky Color: Yellow
Lucky Number: 7
Jewelry: Opal
Best Match: Aquarius, Libra and Gemini
Celebrities: John F. Kennedy, Queen Victoria
See Also: Gemini Horoscope in 2019 & 2020  
 
Cancer




 
Date of Birth: June 22 - July 22
Strength: with strong sixth sense, subjective, gentle, swift, imaginative, careful, dedicated, perseverant, kind, caring
Weakness: greedy, possessive, sensitive, prim
Symbol: Crab
Element: Water
Sign Ruler: Moon
Lucky Color: Green
Lucky Number: 2
Jewelry: Pearl
Best Match: Pisces, Scorpio and Cancer
Celebrities: Alexander the Great, Raul Gonzalez
See Also: Cancer Horoscope in 2019 & 2020 
 

Leo

Leo



 
Date of Birth: July 23 - August 22
Strength: proud, charitable, reflective, loyal and enthusiastic
Weakness: arrogant, vainglorious, indulgent, wasteful, willful, and self-complacent
Symbol: Lion
Element: Fire
Sign Ruler: Sun
Lucky Colors: Red, Gold, Yellow
Lucky Number: 19
Jewelry: Gold
Best Match: Aries, Sagittarius and Leo
Celebrities: Napoleon Bonaparte, Deng Xiaoping, Alexander Dumas, Jennifer Lopez, Whitney Houston, Sarah Brightman
See Also: Leo Horoscope in 2019 & 2020  
 
Virgo



 
Date of Birth: August 23 - September 22
Strength: helping, elegant, perfectionist, modest, practical, clearheaded
Weakness: picky, nosey, tortuous, confining
Symbol: Virgin maiden
Element: Earth
Sign Ruler: Mercury
Lucky Color: Gray
Lucky Number: 7
Jewelry: Sapphire, Amber
Best Match: Sagittarius, Taurus and Gemini
Celebrities: Warren Buffett, Kobe Bryant, Michael Jackson, Rebecca De Mornay, Richard Gere
See Also: Virgo Horoscope in 2019 & 2020 
 
Libra



 
Date of Birth: September 23 - October 23
Strength: idealistic, equitable, just, strong social skills, aesthetic, charming, artistic, beautiful, kind-hearted
Weakness: hesitant, narcissistic, lazy, perfunctory, freewheeling
Symbol: Scales
Element: Air
Sign Ruler: Venus
Lucky Color: Brown
Lucky Number: 3
Jewelry: Coral, Amber
Best Match: Aquarius, Gemini and Libra
Celebrities: Oscar Wilde, Hillary Duff, Italo Calvino, Evander Hoilrield
See Also: Libra Horoscope in 2019 & 2020 
 
Scorpio



 
Date of Birth: October 24 - November 22
Strength: mysterious, rational, intelligent, independent, intuitive, dedicated, insightful, charming, sensible
Weakness: suspicious, fanatical, complicated, possessive, arrogant, self-willed, extreme
Symbol: Scorpion
Element: Water
Sign Ruler: Pluto, Mars
Lucky Colors: Purple, Black
Lucky Number: 4
Jewelry: Jasper, Black Crystal
Best Match: Cancer, Capricorn and Pisces
Celebrities: Charles de Gaulle, Bill Gates, Marie Curie, Hillary Clinton, Julia Roberts, Pablo Picasso
See Also: Scorpio Horoscope in 2019 & 2020 
 
Sagittarius


 
Date of Birth: November 23 - December 21
Strength: insightful, superior, rational, brave, beautiful, lively, lovely, optimistic
Weakness: forgetful, careless, rash
Symbol: Archer
Element: Fire
Sign Ruler: Jupiter
Lucky Color: Light Blue
Lucky Number: 6
Jewelry: Amethyst
Best Match: Virgo, Leo and Aries
Celebrities: Mark Twain, Beethoven, Taylor Swift, Britney Spears
See Also: Sagittarius Horoscope in 2019 & 2020 
 
Capricorn



 
Date of Birth: December 22 - January 19
Strength: excellent, intelligent, practical, reliable, perseverant, generous, optimistic, cute, persistent
Weakness: stubborn, lonely, and suspicious
Symbol: Goat
Element: Earth
Sign Ruler: Saturn
Lucky Colors: Brown, Black, Dark Green
Lucky Number: 4
Jewelry: Black Jade
Best Match: Virgo, Taurus and Pisces
Celebrities: Mao Zedong, Issac Newton, Martin Luther King, Nicholas Cage
See Also: Capricorn Horoscope in 2019 & 2020 
 
Aquarius


 
Date of Birth: January 20 - February 18
Strength: original, tolerant, ideal, calm, friendly, charitable, independent, smart, practical
Weakness: changeful, disobedient, liberalistic, hasty, rebel
Symbol: Water carrier
Element: Air
Sign Ruler: Uranus
Lucky Color: Bronze
Lucky Number: 22
Jewelry: Black Pearl
Best Match: Gemini, Libra and Aquarius
Celebrities: Francis Bacon, Thomas Edison, Agyness Deyn, Paris Hilton
See Also: Aquarius Horoscope in 2019 & 2020 
 
Pisces


 
Date of Birth: February 19 - March 20
Strength: conscious, aesthetic, platonic, dedicated, kind, with good temper
Weakness: recessive, sentimental, indecisive, unrealistic
Symbol: Fish
Element: Water
Sign Ruler: Neptune
Lucky Color: White
Lucky Number: 11
Jewelry: Ivory Stone
Best Match: Scorpio, Cancer and Capricorn
Celebrities: George Washington, Zhou Enlai, Albert Einstein, Justin Bieber
See Also: Pisces Horoscope in 2019 & 2020 
 
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Questions & Answers on Twelve Signs of the Western Astrology
Asked by jonathan from UNITED KINGDOM | Jul. 19, 2019 10:19Reply
I want to open a shop
My sign is an Aries 31/03/1959 Cardiff at 05.35.

I want to open a shop next month on Brighton UK Can anyone tell me if this is the right time
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Answered by Dominic from CANADA | Jul. 21, 2019 23:35
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Aug. 04, Aug. 06, Aug. 10, Aug. 11, Aug. 13, Aug. 22, Aug. 23 and Aug. 25 will be the lucky days for you to open a shop. :)
Answered by Jonathan from UNITED KINGDOM | Jul. 22, 2019 02:14
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Thank you Dominic
Asked by Refiloe from SOUTH AFRICA | Jul. 13, 2019 21:21Reply
How can I make a friendship between me and a girl born in 2000/02/12 stronger?
Born in 2004 February 2004
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Answered by Bryony from UKRAINE | Jul. 16, 2019 22:49
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According to the Chinese zodiac love compatibility index, you are quite compatible, deeply attracted by each other. Both of are both responsible, willing to share the family duty.
Asked by Jonathan from UNITED KINGDOM | Jul. 05, 2019 13:57Reply
I am worried that a friendship has ended. He is 29/12/1984 and I am 31/03/1959.
We had a father son relationship. I am very puzzled and hurt, and need help. Thank you in advance.
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Answered by Mia from USA | Jul. 08, 2019 00:31
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Well, if you cherish this relationship, you should have a serious communication with him and figure out the problems. Then you should try your ways to solve them. Don't miss the chance because of hesitation.
Answered by Jonathan from UNITED KINGDOM | Jul. 08, 2019 01:52
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Thank you. He has distanced himself and I find it hard to talk to him.
Answered by Jonathan from UNITED KINGDOM | Jul. 08, 2019 04:43
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I got his date wrong. It is the 28/12/1984
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