Astrology Notes - Herong's Notes - v2.12, by Dr. Herong Yang
Scorpio - The Scorpion, The Eighth Zodiac Sign
This section describes the eighth zodiac sign, Scorpio, the Scorpion.
Scorpio, the Scorpion, is the eighth zodiac sign in Western and Indian astrology, with the following properties:
Unicode Symbol: U+2650 () Name: Scorpio Symbol: The Scorpion Tropical Sun Sign: October 24 - November 22 Sidereal Sun Sign: November 16 - December 15 Element: Water Ruling Body: Pluto, Mars Colors: Red, Black Numbers: Three and Five Day: Tuesday Related Constellation: Scorpius Opposite Sign: Taurus, the Bull
Your sidereal zodiac sun sign is Scorpio, the Scorpion, if you were born between November 16 - December 15. 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 Scorpio, the Scorpion, if you were born between October 24 - November 22. 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 Scorpio, the Scorpion, here is nice logo for you from istockphoto.com:
According to wikipedia.com, Scorpio is associated with intensity, passion, and power. Individuals born under this sign are thought to have a complex, analytical, patient, keenly perceptive, inquisitive, focused, determined, hypnotic, and self-contained character, but one which is also prone to extremity, jealousy, envy, secretiveness, possessiveness, cruelty and cunning.
Many Web sites provide daily forecasts based on Western sun sign astrology. Here is an example for Scorpio, the Scorpion, from Yahoo:
Quickie: A friend has a great social idea brewing but needs your help with the planning.
Overview: Feel like your interest in love has been more rusty than lusty as of late? Not a problem. Everyone goes through those low-energy periods now and then. Things are about to change -- and definitely for the better!
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