Astrology Notes - Herong's Notes - v2.12, by Dr. Herong Yang
Sagittarius - The Archer, The Ninth Zodiac Sign
This section describes the Ninth zodiac sign, Sagittarius, the Archer.
Sagittarius, the Archer, is the ninth zodiac sign in Western and Indian astrology, with the following properties:
Unicode Symbol: U+2651 () Name: Sagittarius Symbol: The Archer Tropical Sun Sign: November 23 - December 21 Sidereal Sun Sign: December 16 - January 14 Element: Fire Ruling Body: Jupiter Colors: Orange, Red, Teal Numbers: Two and Five Day: Wednesday Related Constellation: Sagittarius Opposite Sign: Gemini, the Twins
Your sidereal zodiac sun sign is Sagittarius, the Archer, if you were born between December 16 - January 14. 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 Sagittarius, the Archer, if you were born between November 23 - December 21. 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 Sagittarius, the Archer, here is nice logo for you from istockphoto.com:
According to wikipedia.com, Sagittarius is associated with travel and expansion. Individuals born under this sign are thought to have a dynamic, intellectual, ethical, humorous, generous, open-hearted, compassionate, and energetic character, but one which is also prone to pridefulness, impulsiveness, impatience, impracticality, and blind optimism.
Many Web sites provide daily forecasts based on Western sun sign astrology. Here is an example for Sagittarius, the Archer, from Yahoo:
Quickie: You will be very irritated by crowds of people today. Seek solitude if possible.
Overview: Take yourself on an escapade, especially if you're in need of a change of pace. (Who knew that this much fun could require so much energy?) It's time to cool it down with a low-key activity.
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