by Alison Price
The Meaning of the Signs
Each sign has a different meaning and when a planet is in one sign it will behave differently to when in another sign. In your chart the planets will be in a variety of signs.
The Sun passes through all the tropical signs.
There are twelve signs of the tropical zodiac: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces.
The signs start at Aries the first sign and end at Pisces the twelfth sign.
The Sun is in Aries from March 21 to April 20.
More on Aries.
April 20 – May 21
More on Taurus.
The Sun is in Gemini from May 21 to June 21.
More on Gemini.
The Sun is in the sign of Cancer from June 21st to July 23rd.
More in Cancer.
The symbol for Leo is the lion. The Sun is in Leo from July 24th to August 22nd.
More on Leo.
The symbol for Virgo is the Virgin and the Sun is in Virgo from August 23rd to September 23rd.
More on Virgo
More on Libra
The symbol for Scorpio is the Scorpion and the Sun will be in Scorpio from October 23rd to November 22nd.
The symbol for Sagittarius is the Archer and the Sun is in Sagittarius from November 22nd to December 22nd.
The Sun is in the sign of Capricorn the Sea Goat from January 1st to January 21st and from December 22nd to December 31st.
The Water Bearer is the symbol for Aquarius and the Sun is in your sign from January 21st to February 21st.
Pisces is the sign of the Fish. Its symbol is two fish tethered together but swimming in the opposite direction. The Sun is in Pisces from February 21st to March 21st.
The Building Blocks of a Chart
This is a beginner series of posts about starting to read a horoscope and what you need to know as opposed to the flood of options you have to learn stuff about astrology.
I have condensed it into bite sized chunks of information to get you started.
Overview of the Parts of a Chart
Astrology has four main building blocks you need to understand to read a chart. One of the is the signs.
The others are;
Along with the chart points.
And a closer look at sign qualities and elements.
And a million other things…
But the first things you need to know are the basic four building blocks.