Virgo - The Virgin, The Sixth Zodiac Sign

This section describes the sixth zodiac sign, Virgo, the Virgin.

Virgo, the Virgin, is the sixth zodiac sign in Western and Indian astrology, with the following properties:

Unicode Symbol: U+264D ()
Name: Virgo
Symbol: The Virgin
Tropical Sun Sign: August 24 – September 23
Sidereal Sun Sign: September 17 – October 17
Element: Earth
Ruling Body: Mercury
Colors: Navy Blue and Gray 
Numbers: Five and Eight
Day: Monday
Related Constellation: Virgo
Opposite Sign: Pisces, the Fish

Your sidereal zodiac sun sign is Virgo, the Virgin, if you were born between September 17 – October 17. 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 Virgo, the Virgin, if you were born between August 24 – September 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 Virgo, the Virgin, here is nice logo for you from istockphoto.com:

Virgo, the Virgin, Zodiac Sign

According to wikipedia.com, individuals born under this sign are thought to have a diligent, analytical, self-sufficient, controlled, orderly, and modest character but one which is also prone to fussiness, perfectionism, harsh criticism, coldness, and hypochondria.

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

Quickie: Take some time to tidy up a bit today. Prepare for some busy days ahead.

Overview: While you love your current romantic status, it may not be such a great idea to share too much information when it's not necessary. You, of all the signs, know that good fences are essential for remaining good neighbors.

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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