Many people take great interest in learning about their Western Astrology because it helps them better understand themselves as well as others. The astrology is the band of constellations through which the Sun, Moon, and planets move across the sky. Your Western Astrology sign, also known as your sun sign, is one of twelve of the constellationsthat the sun moves through each year. Therefore, your astrology sign is determined by the location of the sun within the band of constellations at the time you were born. Therefore, your astrology sign(s) are determined by the location of the sun within the band of constellations at the time you were born. It is thought that you take on some of the characteristics present within the sign. Find out your Western Astrology sign, and read some key characteristics.
Aries: March 21 – April 19: Aries is among the most outgoing signs of the 12. They are known for their extrovert personalities and competitive nature. Born leaders, Aries are not afraid to stand out and lead the pack. Other characteristics include: Courageous, Optimistic, impulsive and enthusiastic.
Taurus: April 20 – May 20: Taurus is a sign of patience and reliability. Often wise beyond their years, Taurus’s are known for offering great advice to friends in need. Emotional and material security is of the utmost importance to this sign. They crave stability and therefore maintain long-term relationships with ease. Other characteristics include: loving, possessive, loyal and permanent
Gemini: May 21 – June 20: Gemini’s are friendly, talkative people. They tend to be very indecisive, mainly because they can recognize the positive aspects of both sides of an argument. They have many interests due to their active, easily-bored minds. Some might call Gemini a jack of all trades, which is a pretty accurate description. Other characteristics include: witty, versatile, inconsistent and lively.
Cancer: June 21 – July 22: Cancer’s are very emotional creatures. However, they tend to put up walls to guard their sensitive nature until they feel comfortable. Once a Cancer decides to let someone get passed their walls, they are honest, loyal, protective and extremely loving. They tend to be moody, and enjoy having “alone time” to clear their minds. Other characteristics include: imaginative, cautious, sympathetic and shrewd.
Leo: July 23 – August 22: Leo’s thrive on praise and love from others. They are creative and dramatic, and tend to make great performers. Intense, determined and brilliant, Leo’s will stop at nothing to achieve their goals. Control is also very important to this sign. They have a tendency to control others, but with the best intentions in mind. Other characteristics include: bossy, powerful, generous and expansive.
Virgo: August 23 – September 22: Virgo’s are organized, systematic people. They have a “no nonsense” attitude on life, but only because they feel that everyone should reach their full potential. Often critical, Virgo’s tend to be too hard on themselves as well as others. They are great workers and have no problem staying on task. Other characteristics include: modest, meticulous, practical and intelligent.
Libra: September 23 – October 22: Libras are masters of balance in all that they do. They love to think and are one of the most intellectual signs of the Zodiac. Libras are used to being noticed due to their magnetic personalities, and are much happier with a partner than they are alone. Libras love relationships. Other characteristics include: charming, flirtatious, indecisive and diplomatic.
Scorpio: October 23 – November 21: Scorpios are often described as the most intense sign of the Zodiac. They are fierce, unyielding people. When a Scorpio is in love, they are in it for the long haul; superficial relationships do not appeal to them. Genuine and sincere, betrayal is their ultimate fear in all relationships. They are also natural detectives. Other characteristics include: jealous, determined, passionate and sexual.
Sagittarius: November 22 – December 21: Sagittarians are known for being a lot of fun. They are always up for a good laugh and are not above playing practical jokes. Their optimistic mind tends to make them a bit careless, but Sagittarians find hope in every situation. In relationships they refuse to be smothered; they definitely need their freedom. Other characteristic include: restless, jovial, honest and free.
Capricorn: December 22 – January 19: Capricorns are ambitious and tend to thrive in the business world. They are disciplined and charismatic, and usually have no problem achieving success in all of their endeavors. Capricorns have a great sense of humor and can appear as a non-threat to coworkers. People tend to underestimate their power until they eventually end up on top. Other characteristics include: practical, ambitious, humorous and patient.
Aquarius: January 20 – February 18: Aquarians dance to the beat of a different drummer. They are highly intellectual creatures and feel most empowered when given the ability to explore their creativity. Aquarians enjoy conversing with like-minded people, but often have trouble relating to those who appear overemotional. Other characteristics include: independent, detached, friendly and inventive.
Pisces: February 19 – March 20: Pieces is the most creative sign of the Zodiac. They feel the most gratified when completing projects that allow their creativity to shine through. Born dreamers, Pisceans can easily get lost in a fantasy world they’ve created. They are emotional, caring and sensitive, and make for great therapists. Other characteristics include: compassionate, escapist, idealistic, and selfless.