The astrological sun sign Sagittarius refers to birthdates between November 22 or 23, depending upon the astrologer, and December 21. Sagittarius is immediately preceded by Scorpio, so people born between November 21 and 23 are said to be born on the cusp. Sagittarius is followed by Capricorn.
Ruled by the planet Jupiter, characteristics of Sagittarius people include a noble nature fraught with intellectualism and truth-seeking. They are broad thinkers and possess the infectious enthusiasm expected of a fire sign. They tend to be generous adventure-seekers and are difficult to tie down. Despite being wanderers, Sagittarius can be loving partners to people who understand their need for independent identities.