If you aren’t really into astrology then you probably are not too familiar with the term “sun sign.” Sun sign pretty much help judge personality traits a person possesses. It is calculated based on the position of the sun at the time of your birth, the position being within the zodiac. Not everyone with the same sign will have the same personality traits, however, the signs give a general outline of traits they may possess.
There are twelve different zodiac signs, the sun sign shows your core personality traits, those that are unique. Keeping some factors like time of birth, the sun sign is calculated to tell exactly which degree the position of the sun was when you were born, so you the time is needed. It then reveals how your ego and will “behave” when it comes to new experiences. Knowing your sun sign will help you get a more in-depth view into your character. In order to do so, you need to know if the sun was ascending at the time or descending, which can be figured out by the time of day.
If you speak to an expert astrologer, they can probably tell within minutes of meeting and speaking to you what your zodiac sign is. The use of sun sign became popular in the 1930’s when magazines and newspapers started to advertise astrology. It can still be easily found in newspaper and various magazines. The breakdown of the sun signs are as follows:
Aquarius – January 20 – February 18
Pisces – February 19 – March 20
Aries – March 21 – April 19
Taurus – April 20 – May 20
Gemini – May 21 – June 20
Cancer – June 21 – July 23
Leo – July 24 – August 22
Virgo – August 23 – September 22
Libra – September 23 – October 22
Scorpio – October 23 – November 22
Sagittarius – November 23 – December 21
Capricorn – December 22 – January 19
Each of the 12 signs listed above has different personality traits that are unique to the sign. The month and date you were born tell you your star/sun sign. You can take a little further and find out the exact position of the sun at the time of your birth which will give astrologers a little more insight on the type of person you are.
While many people believe in these signs, there are also many that it is pointless. The fact that humans are their own individuals who develop certain personality traits as they grow older. However, many say that we are born with these traits and our signs determine it. In either case, astrology has become quite popular and continues to grow.