Free Astrology Course - Introduction
Astrology and astronomy are both thousands of years old. One of the earliest cycles that man paid attention to were the cycles of day and night, of the moon and sun wheeling around in the sky. Men navigated by the stars and gave names to the constellations. They gave meaning to each part of the cycle and to each part of the sky.
Astrologers divided each year up into twelve parts, and named each section after the constellation which was primary during that section of time. The Sun Sign for a person describes which quadrant the sun is found in during the person's birth. Each constellation, or sign, has a set of personality characteristics associated with it. Here is the chart of sun signs and dates.
|Sun Sign||Birth Date|
|Aries||March 21 - April 20|
|Taurus||April 21 - May 21|
|Gemini||May 22 - June 21|
|Cancer||June 22 - July 22|
|Leo||July 23 -August 21|
|Virgo||August 22 - September 23|
|Libra||September 24 - October 23|
|Scorpio||October 24 - November 22|
|Sagittarius||November 23 - December 22|
|Capricorn||December 23 - January 20|
|Aquarius||January 21 - February 19|
|Pisces||February 20- March 20|
In addition to the main sun sign, each person also has a moon sign and other planetary signs. These all indicate where the heavenly bodies were situated at the person's birth. These all influence the person's personalities in different ways.
With the stars, moons and planets wheeling through the sky, the chart changes every four minutes or so. So even twins are usually born with different charts. If two people are actually born within those same 4 minutes, they are called "astral twins".
HOMEWORK: Study each of the 12 signs and learn what the key characteristics of each is.
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