Capricorn - The Goat, The Tenth Zodiac Sign

This section describes the tenth zodiac sign, Capricorn, the Goat.

Capricorn, the Goat, is the tenth zodiac sign in Western and Indian astrology, with the following properties:

Unicode Symbol: U+2651 ()
Name: Capricorn
Symbol: The Horned Goat
Tropical Sun Sign: December 22 - January 20
Sidereal Sun Sign: January 15 - February 14 
Element: Earth
Ruling Body: Saturn
Colors: Dark Green, Burnt Orange 
Numbers: Five and Eight 
Day: Monday
Related Constellation: Capricornus
Opposite Sign: Cancer, the Crab

Your sidereal zodiac sun sign is Capricorn, the Goat, if you were born between January 15 - February 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 Capricorn, the Goat, if you were born between December 22 - January 20. 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 Capricorn, the Goat, here is nice logo for you from istockphoto.com:

Capricorn, the Goat, Zodiac Sign

According to wikipedia.com, Capricorn is associated with hard work and business affairs. Individuals born under this sign are thought to have an ambitious, modest, patient, responsible, stable, trustworthy, perspicacious and persistent character but one which is also prone to coldness, conservatism, rigidity, materialism, and dullness.

Many Web sites provide daily forecasts based on Western sun sign astrology. Here is an example for Capricorn, the Goat, from Yahoo:

Quickie: Get out your magnifying glass, because it's time for you to tackle the small stuff!

Overview: An existing situation could turn from casual to heated. The choice is up to you -- do you want to keep things cool, or are you interested in extra spicy? You can maximize the opportunities that present themselves.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Quick Introduction to Astrology

 Basics of Astrology and Astronomy

 Stars

 Constellations

Introduction to Western Zodiac Signs

 What Is Western Zodiac

 Zodiac Signs and Zodiac Constellations

 Zodiac Coordinate Systems - Starting Points

 Aries, The Ram, The First Zodiac Sign

 Taurus - The Bull, The Second Zodiac Sign

 Gemini - The Twins, The Third Zodiac Sign

 Cancer - The Crab, The Fourth Zodiac Sign

 Leo - The Lion, The Fifth Zodiac Sign

 Virgo - The Virgin, The Sixth Zodiac Sign

 Libra - The Balance, The Seventh Zodiac Sign

 Scorpio - The Scorpion, The Eighth Zodiac Sign

 Sagittarius - The Archer, The Ninth Zodiac Sign

Capricorn - The Goat, The Tenth Zodiac Sign

 Aquarius - The Water Bearer, The Eleventh Zodiac Sign

 Pisces - The Fish, The Twelfth Zodiac Sign

 Horoscope and Horoscopic Astrology

 Horoscope and Planets

 Chinese Astrology and Horoscope

 Chinese Zodiac Animal Signs

 References

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