Herong's Notes on Astrology and Horoscope - Version 2.11, by Dr. Herong Yang
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:
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.
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