Zodiac

area of the sky divided into twelve signs

The Zodiac is the twelve constellations in the form of animals, humans or objects.

Western ZodiacEdit

 
Western Zodiac signs

The modern astrological signs are the simplified pictures of the signs used in the Hellenistic times. These are the twelve aspects the signs represent:

  • Aries (The Ram) - (21 March - 20 April)
  • Taurus (The Bull) - (21 April - 20 May)
  • Gemini (The Twins) - (21 May - 20 June)
  • Cancer (The Crab) - (21 June - 20 July)
  • Leo (The Lion) - (21 July - 20 August)
  • Virgo (The Virgin) - (21 August - 20 September)
  • Libra (The Scales) - (21 September - 20 October)
  • Scorpius (The Scorpion) - (21 October - 20 November)
  • Sagittarius (The Centaur-Archer) - (21 November - 20 December)
  • Capricorn (The Sea-Goat) - (21 December - 20 January)
  • Aquarius (The Water-Bearer) - (21 January - 20 February)
  • Pisces (The Fish) - (21 February - 20 March)

A person's Zodiac sign is determined by at what time and on what day they are born.

Chinese ZodiacEdit

In the Chinese Zodiac, years match twelve animals in turn.