In astrology, Virgo is the sixth astrological sign in the Zodiac and is the second-largest constellation. The sun passes through this area between August 23 and September 22 each year.
In astrology, Virgo is symbolized by the virgin maiden to emphasize modesty and humility. Individuals born during this time period are said to be "Virgos" in reference to the belief that astrological signs dictate the personalities and fortunes of those born during the specific period. The ruler of Virgo is the god Mercury, as portrayed in ancient Roman mythology. The element associated with Virgo is earth, indicating the belief that Virgos are generally considered to possess grounded personalities.