Herong's Notes on Astrology and Horoscope - Version 2.11, by Dr. Herong Yang
The Sun Sign and Horoscope
This section provides an quick introduction of the Sun sign in horoscope.
In astrology and horoscope, the Sun is definitely considered as the most influential celestial body on human events. The Sun is not really a planet in astronomy term, but it is viewed as a planet by ancient astrologers rotating around the Earth.
Some basic facts about the Sun:
Symbol: Ruler of Sign: Leo (the Lion) Ruler of House: The 5th house Associated Day: Sunday In Chinese Astrology: Yang, the active Distance from Earth: 8.31 light minutes Sidereal Period: 1 year Sidereal Speed: 1 month per zodiac sign
The Sun represents the conscious ego, the self, and the principles of creativity, spontaneity, health and vitality.
The Sun sign of a person is defined as the zodiac sign where the Sun is positioned at the person's birth time.
Here is a nice picture of the Sun:
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