What Are Sun Signs?

What Are Sun Signs?

A sun sign represents the sign of the zodiac the sun was in at the time of an individual's birth. Sun sign astrology is a form of astrology that claims that an individual's personality and character are related to his sun sign.

There are 12 sun signs in the zodiac. Each sun sign belongs to one of the four elements: earth, water, fire and air. Aries, Leo and Sagittarius belongs to fire; Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces belong to water; Libra, Aquarius and Gemini belong to air; and Capricorn, Taurus and Virgo belong to earth. The fire and air signs have a positive polarity, and the water and earth signs have a negative polarity.

Arians generally exude courage and energy, and are represented by a ram. Taureans are largely dependable and patient and are represented by a bull. Geminians, who are said to be intelligent and adaptive, are represented by a pair of twins. Cancerians are kind and sympathetic and are represented by a crab. Leos are playful and social, and a lion represents them.

A virgin represents Virgo types, who are said to be conscientious. Librans are represented by a pair of scales, and they strive for balance and harmony. Scorpios are determined and enduring, and are represented by a scorpion. A centaur represents Sagittarians, who are optimists.

Capricorns are represented by a mountain goat, and are said to be steadfast. A water bearer represents Aquarians, who are loyal, kind and easygoing. Pisceans are represented by a fish, and are compassionate and fair-minded.