Astrology Notes - Herong's Notes - v2.12, by Dr. Herong Yang
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:
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.
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