Libra - The Balance, The Seventh Zodiac Sign

This section describes the seventh zodiac sign, Libra, the Balance.

Libra, the Balance, is the seventh zodiac sign in Western and Indian astrology, with the following properties:

Unicode Symbol: U+264E ()
Name: Libra
Symbol: The Balance
Tropical Sun Sign: September 24 – October 23
Sidereal Sun Sign: October 18 – November 16
Element: Air
Ruling Body: Venus
Colors: Pink ,Blue, Lavender 
Numbers: Four and Seven 
Day: Friday
Related Constellation: Libra
Opposite Sign: Aries, the Ram

Your sidereal zodiac sun sign is Libra, the Balance, if you were born between October 18 – November 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 Libra, the Balance, if you were born between September 24 – October 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 Libra, the Balance, here is nice logo for you from istockphoto.com:

Libra, the Balance, Zodiac Sign

According to wikipedia.com, individuals born under this sign are thought to have a pleasant, articulate, charming, charismatic, fair, idealistic, refined, and self-sufficient character, but one which is also prone to flirtatiousness, frivolity, indecision, selfishness, anger, envy, excessive pride, cruelty, coldness, and isolation.

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

Quickie: All of your perceptions about a conflict are accurate, so move forward accordingly.

Overview: Stop pretending this person amuses you when it's clear that they don't. You can be civil without having to engage them further. If any sign knows how to make a discreet exit, it's yours. Find company you genuinely enjoy.

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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