Herong's Notes on Astrology and Horoscope - Version 2.11, by Dr. Herong Yang
Cancer - The Crab, The Fourth Zodiac Sign
This section describes the fourth zodiac sign, Cancer, the Crab.
Cancer, the Crab, is the fourth zodiac sign in Western and Indian astrology, with the following properties:
Unicode Symbol: U+264B () Name: Cancer Symbol: The Crab Tropical Sun Sign: June 21 – July 23 Sidereal Sun Sign: July 17 – August 16 Element: Water Ruling Body: the Moon Colors: Silver, White, Sea Green Numbers: Four and Five Day: Saturday Related Constellation: Cancer Opposite Sign: Capricorn, the Goat
Your sidereal zodiac sun sign is Cancer, the Crab, if you were born between July 17 – August 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 Cancer, the Crab, if you were born between June 21 – July 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 Cancer, the Crab, here is nice logo for you from istockphoto.com:
According to wikipedia.com, individuals born under this sign are thought to have a kind, emotional, romantic, imaginative, sympathetic, nurturing, and intuitive character, but one which is also prone to changeability, moodiness, hypersensitivity, depression, and clinginess.
Many Web sites provide daily forecasts based on Western sun sign astrology. Here is an example for Cancer, the Crab, from Yahoo:
Quickie: Opening yourself up is a very good thing today. Start conversations with strangers.
Overview: Recent frustrations about your progress (or lack thereof) on the job will vanish if you take the time to examine any attitudes that are holding you back. Next step: finding ways to get rid of them. Get started!
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