Astrology Notes - Herong's Notes - v2.12, by Dr. Herong Yang
Taurus - The Bull, The Second Zodiac Sign
This section describes the second zodiac sign, Taurus, the Bull.
Taurus, the Bull, is the second zodiac sign in Western and Indian astrology, with the following properties:
Unicode Symbol: U+2649 () Name: Taurus Symbol: The Bull Tropical Sun Sign: April 20 – May 21 Sidereal Sun Sign: May 15 – June 14 Element: Earth Ruling Body: Venus Birthstone: Emerald Colors: Green, Pale Blue, Mauve Numbers: One and Six Day: Thursday Related Constellation: Taurus Opposite Sign: Scorpio, the Scorpion
Your sidereal zodiac sun sign is Taurus, the Bull, if you were born between May 15 – June 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 Taurus, the Bull, if you were born between April 20 – May 21. 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 Taurus, the Bull, here is nice logo for you from istockphoto.com:
According to wikipedia.com, Taurus is the second sign of the Zodiac and associated with material pleasure. Individuals born under this sign are thought to have a calm, patient, reliable, loyal, affectionate, sensuous, ambitious, and determined character, but one which is also prone to hedonism, laziness, inflexibility, jealousy, and antipathy. Generally, there is something distinctly sensual about the appearance.
Many Web sites provide daily forecasts based on Western sun sign astrology. Here is an example for Taurus, the Bull, from Yahoo:
Quickie: A relationship or romance you're in is going to start being especially easygoing.
Overview: It's a day filled with outstanding romantic and sensual energy. You're in the mood to say 'I do' to just about anything. That includes everything from the smallest capers with your sweetie to larger kinds of commitments.
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