Astrology Notes - Herong's Notes - v2.12, by Dr. Herong Yang
Leo - The Lion, The Fifth Zodiac Sign
This section describes the fifth zodiac sign, Leo, the Lion.
Leo, the Lion, is the fifth zodiac sign in Western and Indian astrology, with the following properties:
Unicode Symbol: U+264C () Name: Leo Symbol: The Lion Tropical Sun Sign: July 24 – August 23 Sidereal Sun Sign: August 17 – September 16 Element: Fire Ruling Body: the Sun Colors: Gold, Orange, Red Numbers: Two and Seven Day: Sunday Related Constellation: Leo Opposite Sign: Aquarius, the Water bearer
Your sidereal zodiac sun sign is Leo, the Lion, if you were born between August 17 – September 16. During this period, the Sun's apparent position is in the Taurus constellation area - the Sun and the Taurus constellation are in the same direction if you view them from the Earth. Sidereal zodiac sun sign is used in Indian astrology.
Your tropical zodiac sun sign is Leo, the Lion, if you were born between July 24 – August 23. The period shifted, because tropical sun signs follow the equinoxes, which has been shifted for about 24 days because of the precession. Tropical zodiac sun sign is used in Western astrology.
If your sun sign is Leo, the Lion, here is nice logo for you from istockphoto.com:
According to wikipedia.com, Leos are typically pictured as very dignified and regal. They are hard-working, ambitious and enthusiastic, however they are prone to laziness and can often take "the easy way out." They are known to be exuberant, extroverted, generous with a natural dramatic flair and very creative. They are typically very self-assured, and love taking center-stage in whatever arena they are in. They are often lovers of the finer things in life. Because of their creative nature, they tend to not stick with the boring and mundane, and look for excitement in life.
Many Web sites provide daily forecasts based on Western sun sign astrology. Here is an example for Leo, the Lion, from Yahoo:
Quickie: You're thriftier than usual; your subconscious mind knows that a big bill is coming.
Overview: It's always a good idea to take precautions, especially when it comes to the initial stages of a new or tentative situation. So even if you 'know' this is going to work out, play it safe -- at least for now.
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