What Does My Birthday Mean in Astrology?

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Astrology correlates celestial phenomena with events on earth, according to astrologer Dadhichi of Astrology.com. A calendar year is divided into 12 zodiac signs, which relates to the path of the sun and the alignment of constellations. By astrology principles, being born under a certain zodiac sign brings forth key characteristics.

Born between March 21 and April 20, Aries are natural leaders with determined and headstrong personalities. Those with the sign of the Taurus (April 21 to May 21) are cautious, practical and purposeful. A Gemini (May 22 to June 21) is a multitalented thinker with an expressive nature. Cancers (June 22 to July 22) have a highly emotional, sympathetic nature. Leos (July 24 to Aug. 23) are lions, having warm and dynamic energy. Leos are strong and can appear imposing. Virgos (Aug. 24 to Sept. 23) are highly analytical perfectionists. Born between Sept. 24 and Oct. 23 are Libras, who are diplomatic, idealistic and sociable. The Scorpios, or Scorpions, (Oct. 24 to Nov. 22) are exciting, secretive and illusive. The Sagittarius, (Nov. 22 to Dec. 22) is confident and enthusiastic. Born between Dec. 23 and Jan. 20 is the Capricorn, who is practical and ambitious. The Aquarius, (Jan. 21 and Feb. 19) is unique and independent with a progressive, humanitarian nature. The sign of the Pisces (Feb. 20 to March 20) carries with it high spirituality, love and sensitivity.