There are 12 signs of the zodiac.
Sun in the 12 Signs
Every chart reading should begin with the Sun as the primary focus of astrology. The Sun's position in the zodiac is very important, and most agree it deserves first consideration. It's the core of the individual; the overriding nature and will. This is the influence that describes the "you" that is trying to be in this lifetime. This is your "awake" side, your consciousness and outer-directed individuality. Thus, the Sun is the most important single indicator, fueling the total personality. The nature of your Sun sign is your true colors that you display to the world day in and day out. The Sun passes through the 12 signs in one year.
The Sun in your chart:
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Aries Taurus Gemini Cancer Leo Virgo
Libra Scorpio Sagittarius Capricorn Aquarius Pisces
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Moon Phase Facts
The new moon is when the sun and moon are in the same sign, they are conjunct. the distance can be between 0 to 45 degrees apart. They can also have the sun in one sign and the moon in the next sign.
This is when the moon has no light. People with this placement tend to be impulsive, active, energetic, spontaneous, self-oriented and enthusiastic. the downside is that they can't see the consequences of their actions. they do what they will and let the chips fall where they lie.They are better at giving orders than taking them.If the moon is in a mutable sign, they will be changeble and be mentally flexible.The crescent moon is when the sun and moon are 45 to 90 degrees apart. this brings emotional struggles throughout life. there is a fear of breaking old patterns. there is a fear of breaking away from whatever situation you are in. This can be from past life paterns that have to be broken. this is where the chips fell.
The first guarter moon is 90 to 135 degrees apart. It is similar in nature to the qualities of the moon in cancer. those born under this phase tend to exhibet a changeable yet capable nature.Domestic life conflicts with idividuality and self expression. This is crises in action, a strong willed personality and the and the ability to face crises is the nature and strength of this placement of those born under the first quarter moon.
The gibbous phase is 135 to 180 degrees apart. This placement is the analyzing and discriminating mind. They are good at making comparisons.
There is a tendency to seek perfection, coupled with a keen and intuitive mind, It is similar to the moon in Virgo.
The full moon is 180 to 225 degrees apart or half the distance between the sun and the moon. They are in opposition to one another. This is similar to the moon in Libra.This phase produces mediators who are skilled at settling diputes and resolving problems with reason and intelligence.When the sun and moon oppose each other, relationships play an important role.People are often drawn to those born under a full moon because of the attraction force of the polarity of the sun and the moon. When it comes to selecting life partners, perfection is first priority.
The disseminating moon is 225 to 270 degrees apart. This takes place between the full and forth quarter phase. Those born under this phase must learn to to avoid being easily influenced by emotions. These people are idealists, and desire to communicate ideas and reach others through teaching and acquired knowledge. Talent or skill in promoting the potential and ideas of others. On the downside It can also be the con artist.
The fourth quarter moon is 270 to 315 degrees apart. Here it is diminishing in light. The fourth quarter phase is similar in nature to the moon in Capricorn. This is crises in conciousness. Those born under a fourth quarter moon tend to be analytical,patient and logical when it comes to emotions. The person can be somewhat forceful,inflexible and determined.
The Balsamic moonphase is 315 to 360, the end of the cycle.Those born under this phase possess humanitarian traits. They are visionary and prophetic. They have a deep interest in knowing about the past as well as the meaning of life and a search for the mysteries of why we are here. They are ahead of their time.