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Astrology Signs

The Definitive Guide To Zodiac Signs

One of the most popular topics in Astrology with Signs.

Even if people do not know or do not like Astrology, most people know at least what Star Sign they are.

We will give a breakdown of all of the signs.

Whether you’re new to Astrology or you’ve been doing Astrology a while, this page is a good place to start if you are looking to find out more about the zodiac signs in Astrology.

Bottom line:

If you want to understand and learn about Astrology signs, you’ll love this guide.

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Content

  1. What Are Astrology Signs
  2. List Of Astrology Signs
    1. Aries
    2. Taurus
    3. Gemini
    4. Cancer
    5. Leo
    6. Virgo
    7. Libra
    8. Scorpio
    9. Sagittarius
    10. Capricorn
    11. Aquarius
    12. Pisces

List Of Zodiac Astrology Signs

What are Astrology Signs?

Astrology signs in the broadest terms are referring to the 12 signs of the Zodiac.

So if someone says to you

  • What’s your star sign
  • What sign are you
  • What’s you’re sun sign

99% of the time, they are referring to your astrological sign.

Astrology Signs, Star Signs, Horoscope Signs or Zodiac Signs are usually always refering too the same thing.

The astrological signs are from the tropical Zodiac. The word “zodiac” means animals and is about the twelve heavenly constellations in the night sky.

Alternative Astrology Meaning

Chinese and Vedic Astrology use different names and symbols.

Chinese Astrology signs like a Snake or Dragon are different names and dates specific only to

List of Astrology Signs

A list of the twelve astrology signs of the modern western astrology zodiac is below.

The dates do vary fractionally from year to year.

The list is just a summary view for reference purposes, but you can find out more information about each of the signs.

Symbol Sign Element Mode Dates Polarity
Aries Fire Cardinal Mar 21st – Apr 20th Yang (+)
Taurus Earth Fixed Apr 21st – May 22nd Yin (-)
Gemini Air Mutable May 23rd – Jun 21st Yang (+)
Cancer Water Cardinal Jun 22nd – Jul 22nd Yin (-)
Leo Fire Fixed Jul 23rd – Aug 22nd Yang (+)
Virgo Earth Mutable Aug 23rd – Sep 22nd Yin (-)
Libra Air Cardinal Sep 23rd – Oct 22nd Yang (+)
Scorpio Water Fixed Oct 23rd – Nov 22nd Yin (-)
Sagittarius Fire Mutable Nov 23rd – Dec 21st Yang (+)
Capricorn Earth Cardinal Dec 22nd – Jan 20th Yin (-)
Aquarius Air Fixed Jan 21st – Feb 18th Yang (+)
Pisces Water Mutable Feb19th – Mar 20th Yin (-)

What’s Your Astrological Sign?

If someone ever says any of the following “What’s your sign?”, “What Astrology Sign are you?” or “What’s your star sign?”, they are referring to your sun sign.

For example, if your birthday is February 11th, the sun was under the sign of Aquarius on the day that you were born, so you are an Aquarius.

The Sun is the primary element of someone’s birth chart.  The horoscopes that you are reading newspapers and magazines are always referring to the Sun. The Sun on its own in this instance refers to as the star sign. The star signs all fall under dates of the year.

The Sun Sign dates are are listed below, although the dates do vary slightly from year to year.

Important: If you were born on or close to any of the cut-off dates below, then you were born on the cusp. To be 100% sure of your sign, you can do our free natal chart analysis that will determine what sign you are.

List Of Zodiac Astrology Signs

Aries (Mar 21st – Apr 20th)

Aries is all about the beginning. Aries is the initiator. It is the first sign of the Zodiac. Here’s where to look for independence, courage and leadership. The cardinal fire sign of the zodiac, Aries has everything to do with movement and is not comfortable standing in one place for too long. Ruled by the planet Mars, Aries can be highly courageous, impetuous, and abrasive and sometimes shows a rash or careless approach to dealing with issues. Symbolised by the Ram, Aries has a headstrong, me-first expression.

Taurus (April 21 – May 20)

Taurus is conservative and prefers to maintain the status quo. Just because Taurus likes to stand still, don’t assume this means nothing is happening. Taurus draws and accumulates energy. Operating as a fixed earth, Taurus can be extremely stabilising. Through a natural connection with the power of Venus, Taurus loves the good things of life and can be highly affectionate. A natural, earthy sensuality that is associated with this sign, which can also be highly possessive. The symbol of The Bull shows the power behind Taurus.

Gemini (May 21 – June 21)

Gemini is endlessly curious and represents the quality of diversity. The mutable air sign of the zodiac shows a high level of flexibility and cleverness. Gemini is youthful, witty, inquisitive and sometimes nervous. Symbolised by The Twins, Gemini is dualistic and can present at least two sides to every picture. This quality can be the prankster, and can also show a high degree of fickleness. Intellectual pursuits, mental gymnastics and wordplay are engaging to Gemini, ruled by the planet

Cancer (June 22 – July 22)

Cancer is emotional and filters life through feeling, showing the quality of protection and tenderness and shows a high degree of sensitivity. As the cardinal water sign of the zodiac, Cancer initiates emotion from the self and others. Cancer can manipulate, and can also be passive-aggressive. Symbolised by The Crab, Cancer can also be indirect and defensive. The most patriotic of the signs, Cancer will defend home and country and has a soft spot for mothers. Sensitive, sympathetic and intuitive, Cancer is the quality of mothering and associated with the energy of the Moon.

Leo (July 23 – August 22)

Famous as the regal sign of the zodiac, Leo knows how to be the centre of attention – but only when Leo wants to be on stage! Operating as the fixed fire sign, Leo signifies constant inspiration that develops a sense of loyalty, pride, and steadfast honour. But Leo can also be ego-centered, and in its more negative forms of expression shows arrogance and pomposity. Leo may be most comfortable at play, where the ego can relax, and the most creative aspect of this sign can emerge. There is magnetic energy associated with Leo and a flair for the dramatic.

Virgo (August 23 – September 23)

Virgo’s expression is practical, neat and precise, with a high degree of analytical ability. The mutable earth sign of the zodiac, Virgo prefers an approach to life that makes sense and can be uncomfortable in the face of frivolity. Ruled by Mercury, Virgo’s mental energy likes problem-solving. The quality of methodical, painstaking attention to detail, which, when carried to extremes can become hypercritical, nitpicking and tedious. But without Virgo qualities, there would be a lack of precision tools and a wasteland of disorganised ideas!

Libra (September 24 – October 22)

Libra’s refined sensibilities express as artistry. Social and diplomatic, Libra can be highly impartial. As the cardinal air sign of the zodiac, Libra represents the need to initiate relationships and make connections. Libra can also be distant, inconsiderate and conceited since Libra does love perfection. Symbolised by the Scales, Libra strives for balance and harmony but often caught in indecision. The qualities of Libra extend toward a high degree of logic and consideration, but can also express through placating or argumentative attitudes.

Scorpio (October 23 – November 22)

Scorpio is passionate – no doubt about it! As the fixed water sign of the zodiac, it illustrates the qualities of strong and permanent attachment. Scorpio, ruled by Mars and Pluto, serves to bring healing and transformation and misses nothing. However, Scorpio can hide beneath a cool, calm exterior, and while sensing everything, show nothing. Symbolised by the Scorpion and Eagle, Scorpio represents the power to destroy and to regenerate. Scorpio is erotic, sensual and incisive, but can be an extremist and unrelentingly vengeful. And Scorpio explores and investigates until the core is exposed, illustrating exceptional research abilities.

Sagittarius (November 23 – December 21)

Sagittarius is the positive quality that inspires us to have faith in ourselves and our future. As the mutable fire sign of the zodiac, Sagittarius expresses the capacity to maintain an open mind. Philosophical and tolerant of differences, Sagittarius can show great wisdom, and through the energy of Jupiter, which rules this sign, is stimulated reach toward broader horizons and greater tolerance. Sagittarius can also be tactless or blunt, and may even be condescending. Sagittarius has an opinion about everything, and if one has not formed, can quickly generate something on the spot.

Capricorn (December 22 – January 20)

Capricorn represents focus, caution and common sense. As the cardinal earth sign of the zodiac, Capricorn knows how to make the best use of what exists here on earth. The patience and determination seen in Capricorn can help to provide a stable foundation for growth. But Capricorn can also become too controlling, inhibited or rigid. Symbolised by The Goat, Capricorn prefers the sure-footed path to the top and will stand firm for a long time rather than back down. When hurt, Capricorn can be melancholy, and when uncertain, Capricorn can be driven by fear.

Aquarius (January 21 – February 19)

Aquarius represents the humanitarian, but can also be strongly individualistic. As the fixed air sign of the zodiac, Aquarius expresses focused mental energy and can show an intense level of ingenuity. Although most people think of Aquarius as progressive, there can be a passionate attachment to an idea or ideal. Aquarius is the rebel and anarchist but can be unselfish and altruistic, much like Uranus, the planet associated with this sign. Symbolised by the Water-Bearer, Aquarius pours forth the ideas that stream from the mind, and in its highest form is stimulated by intuitive aw

Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

The most sensitive sign of the zodiac, Pisces represents imagination, idealism and compassion. As the mutable water sign, Pisces can show exceptional flexibility, but can also be unfocused and uncommitted. Pisces is the visionary, psychic and romantic aspect of life, and signifies the mystical. Ruled by the energy of Neptune, Pisces can also be an escapist and may relish the role of the victim and martyr (or get caught between victim and rescuer!). Symbolised by The Two Fish (tied together and swimming in opposite directions) – Pisces can spend a lot of time going in circles, feeling confused.

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