What does the night sky say about you?
The zodiac Signs are also referred to as “Sun Signs” by astrologers with good reason. They are named for constellations of stars located overhead during the daytime when we are born.
Several months following our birthdays the constellations associated with our astrological signs rise in the night sky. You see will several astrological constellations pictured on every My Sky Moment™ night sky map. These 12 constellations follow the path of the sun over the course of the year and circle the entire celestial sphere.
Those who follow and study Astrology have attributed certain personality traits, elements and associated ruling planets with each of the 12 zodiac signs. What does your birth sign say about you? How are you perceived by others? What career is best for you?
Birth Sign Virgo (Birthday August 23 – September 22)
Represented by the virgin, Virgo is associated with cool and calm but, like the night sky, under their peaceful surface there is a lot going on.
Strengths – Virgo’s mind is never still, they are constantly thinking, creating, and investigating. They will amaze you with their skillfulness, even when few resources are available.
The Lover – If you are in a relationship with a Virgo you will find them to be nurturing and sympathetic. They will appreciate time alone with you, and you will find them to be great company.
Personality – Be careful not to ask too much of a Virgo. Their good nature is sometimes taken advantage of and they end up taking on more jobs than they can handle.
Some Virgos are quiet in public and may seem rigid or exacting, but friends see their carefree side and know how funny, insightful, and downright wacky they really are.
A Virgo is wise and will tell you when they believe you are wrong, but their fair nature also allows them to change their behavior once a mistake is pointed out to them.
Career – Virgos can be perfectionists. They make excellent surgeons, gardeners, artists, detectives and mechanics.
Element and Ruling Celestial Body – Virgo is an Earth sign ruled by the shy planet Mercury. Their quiet nature and occasional need for solitude are paired with a sparkling personality.
The Constellation – The constellation Virgo is best viewed at night looking toward the equator during the month of April. Virgo’s precise nature makes them natural scientists.
Virgo friends are among the kindest and most empathetic of all the zodiac signs. When you are loved by a Virgo you have a true friend for life.
Birth Sign Libra (Birthday September 23 – October 22)
Represented by the scales, the astrological sign of Libra is associated with balance, peace, and moderation.
Strengths – Libra weighs all decisions fairly, balancing all the facts and reaching the most equitable conclusion. They are flexible and will change their mind if new information comes along.
The Lover – If you are in a relationship with a Libra you will find they are romantic, perceptive and great communicators. Your happiness is important to kind Libra.
Personality – Just as Libra will work to make others happy, nothing is more confusing or heartbreaking to Libra than to be mistreated by others.
A Libra friend is very magnetic. In a social situation their broad range of interests and their great social skills often make them the center of attention.
People born under the zodiac sign Libra love information and communication! They talk, read, and stay connected whenever possible.
Career – Libras can be trusted to give an unbiased opinion. They make judges, diplomats, salespeople, reporters, teachers, and performers.
Element and Ruling Celestial Body – Libra is an Air sign ruled by the planet Venus. They are known to be charming, diplomatic and refined.
The Constellation – The constellation Libra is best viewed at night looking south during the month of May. Good looking Libra makes a great companion for stargazing!
Libra friends are among the reasonable and charming of all the zodiac signs. When you are loved by a Libra you have a true friend for life.
Birth Sign Scorpio (Birthday October 23 – November 21)
Represented by the scorpion, Scorpio is one of the most powerful, passionate, and most often misunderstood of the signs of the zodiac.
Strengths – Scorpios are intelligent, loyal, contemplative, and appreciate their privacy. This makes them highly mysterious, exotic, and attractive.
The Lover – If you are in a relationship with a Scorpio you will know why they are thought to be the most passionate and intensely emotional sign of the zodiac.
Personality – A Scorpio friend will keep your secrets and give you invaluable advice. They can usually see beyond the surface of a problem and give you some solid solutions.
They have a strong sense of justice and will passionately protect anyone they feel is being mistreated or maligned.
When absorbed in an activity, Scorpio can be laser focused on the task at hand. This intensity can be both their greatest strength and their undoing at times.
Career – Scorpio is highly perceptive and intelligent, especially in business. They make great lawyers, educators, physicists, writers, and therapists.
Element and Ruling Celestial Body – Scorpio is a water Sign ruled by the dwarf planet Pluto. Mysterious and distant, they are difficult to capture but a treasure to hold.
The Constellation – The constellation Scorpio is best viewed in the Southern sky during the month of June. Your loving Scorpio friend will appreciate an evening under the stars.
Scorpio friends are extraordinarily loyal and will always value your friendship. When you are loved by a Scorpio you have a true friend for life.
Birth Sign Sagittarius (Birthday November 22 – December 21)
Represented by the Centaur, The astrological sign of Sagittarius is associated with energy and the pursuit of pleasure.
Strengths – Sagittarians love travel and adventure. Always happy to start a new adventure, their carefree spirit makes them very attractive to others.
The Lover – If you are in a relationship with a Sagittarius, be ready to have fun any time. You will love their jovial personality and easy-go-lucky nature.
Personality – Just as Sagittarians will love finding new adventures, they will also feel stifled and unhappy if they are controlled, stagnant, or tied down.
Sagittarians have great social skills, an easy going personality, and are usually fortunate to have a large number of friends.
A Sagittarius friend is philosophical and fair minded. They have wonderful insights and can command a group with their deep thoughts and ideas.
Career – Sagittarians are good decision makers. They are fair and even tempered, making great bosses. Good career choices include minister, coach, television personality, public relations, and editor.
Element and Ruling Celestial Body – Sagittarius is a fire sign ruled by the planet Jupiter. They are vital and full of energy. Like Jupiter’s moons, friends and acquaintances are constantly in orbit around them.
The Constellation – The constellation Sagittarius is best viewed at night looking south during the month of July. The brightest part of the Milky Way runs through Sagittarius, and people born under this sign can also dazzle brightly.
Sagittarius friends are among the most playful and kind of all the zodiac signs. When you are loved by a Sagittarius you have a true friend for life.
Birth Sign Capricorn (Birthday December 22 – January 19)
Represented by the goat, Capricorn friends are stable and good climbers. They are ambitious in business and in life.
Strengths – Capricorn is self-disciplined and goal oriented. People born under the unstoppable sign of the goat are most likely to be voted most likely to succeed!
The Lover – If you are in a relationship with a Capricorn you will find that they guard their hearts closely, but their affection is worth the wait.
Personality – Capricorn loves to debate. Although you might try to beat them, like the goat they are named for, their stubborn nature makes it difficult to get them to change their minds.
Some Capricorns may come across as being very serious, but they have a wry sense of humor and love a good pun and can find humor in an unexpected mishap.
Capricorns are resilient. Although they never expect a setback, Capricorn is a great friend to have around during a time of crisis. They will inspire you with their ability of overcome adversity.
Career – Capricorns are natural born leaders. They make excellent politicians, scientists, mathematicians, diplomats, and generals.
Element and Ruling Celestial Body – Capricorn is an Earth sign ruled by the Saturn. Like the level rings of Saturn, they are stable, practical, and will stand the test of time.
The Constellation – The constellation Capricorn is best viewed at night looking toward the equator during the month of August. Capricorn’s scientific nature makes them gifted astronomers.
Capricorn friends will stick with you through thick and thin. When you are loved by a Capricorn you have a true friend for life.
Birth Sign Aquarius (Birthday January 20 – February 18)
Represented by the water bearer, Aquarius is associated with philanthropy and generosity.
Strengths – Aquarius is sometimes thought to be flighty, but it is during those flights of fancy that Aquarius formulates highly innovative solutions that others may not see.
The Lover – If you are in a relationship with an Aquarian, you will find that they do their best to be giving, sympathetic and kind.
Personality – An Aquarius friend is adventurous, from exotic vacations to out-of-the-way diners, Aquarius is always game to learn something new.
Some Aquarians are soft spoken while others are more gregarious. You will find that regardless of this, people instinctively love and are attracted to them.
People born under the sign of Aquarius are not judgmental of other, but they judge themselves a bit too harshly at times.
Career – Aquarians are free thinkers. They make excellent inventors, musicians, entrepreneurs, farmers, theoretical physicists, engineers, and delivery drivers.
Element and Ruling Celestial Body – Aquarius is an air sign ruled by the planet Uranus. Unlike the frozen planet, Aquarians have a warm heart and a lovable demeanor.
The Constellation – The constellation Aquarius is best viewed at night looking toward the equator during the month of September. Take Aquarius star-gazing and they will teach you about the universe!
Aquarius friends are among the sweetest and most patient of all the zodiac signs. When you are loved by an Aquarius you have a true friend for life.
Birth Sign Pisces (Birthday February 19 – March 20)
Represented by fishes, Pisces is associated with fluidity and emotion
Strengths – Pisces is among the easiest of the zodiac signs to converse with. They are known to be creative, receptive to your ideas, and sympathetic to your needs.
The Lover – If you are in a relationship with a Pisces, you will not be bored. You will find that you are in a relationship that is always evolving and growing.
Personality – A Pisces friend is a daydreamer. Living in their own world at times, they come up with brilliant ideas but do best with a more grounded partner to help implement it.
Pisces friends understand what is important in life. They have a great capacity for happiness, and it is important to them that others are happy as well.
People born under the sign of Pisces are tremendously loyal. They are committed to their families and their relationships.
Career – People born under the sign of Pisces are creative and dedicated. They make excellent nurses, dancers, physical therapists, veterinarians, psychologists, and artists.
Element and Ruling Celestial Body – Pisces is a Water sign ruled by the planet Neptune. Like the Roman God that the planet is named for, Pisces is an “old soul” and full of wisdom.
The Constellation – The constellation Pisces is best viewed at night in the northern sky during the month of October. Take Pisces star-gazing and will never forget it.
Pisces friends are among the calmest and most understanding of all the zodiac signs. When you are loved by a Pisces you have a true friend for life.
Birth Sign Aries (Birthday March 21 – April 19)
Represented by the Ram, Aries is associated with life, energy, and determination. You will be struck by their bright personality, natural curiosity, and enthusiasm.
Strengths – They are known for their ability to persevere when faced with a challenging task. The may appear impatient but they make excellent leaders who are an asset to any team.
The Lover – If you are in a relationship with an Aries they may take center stage, but they will be your biggest fan and are a great source of strength and stability.
Personality – An Aries friend is assertive. They will always encourage you to be your best because they will always see the best in you.
Their sense of justice and loyalty make them an excellent friend to have. They have a unique sense of humor that is lost on some but greatly appreciated by their friends.
Aries is proud of their decision making ability and will commit to a task whole heartedly. Aries might insist on choosing a restaurant if you join them for dinner but will also generously pick up the check.
Career – Aries Friends are competitive generous. They make excellent television personalities, entrepreneurs, park rangers, firefighters, and sales people.
Element and Ruling Celestial Body – Aries is a Fire Sign ruled by the Red Planet Mars. Their impulsive nature and occasional hot tempers are paired with a warm and loyal personality.
The Constellation – The constellation Aries is best viewed in the Northern sky during the month of November. If a fun-loving Aries takes you stargazing plan on a very late evening.
Aries friendships are among the steadiest and most enduring of all the zodiac signs. When you are loved by an Aries you have a true friend for life.
Birth Sign Taurus (Birthday April 20 – May 20)
Represented by the bull, Taurus is associated with peaceful determination
Strengths – Taurus friends appreciate food, drink, luxury, and the best things in life. Taurus will gladly work hard to attain what they want.
The Lover – If you are in a relationship with a Taurus, you will find that they are affectionate, faithful, wonderful parents, and they will love and appreciate you as their partner.
Personality – Taurus listens to a different drummer. Working that its own slow, steady pace, Taurus the bull will not be intimidated into making a rush decision.
Taurus is at home in nature or among beautiful things. These friends are not afraid to spend money on beautiful possessions and memorable experiences.
Taurus can be peaceful as a lamb for a very long time, but when angered turn to a raging bull. This anger is short lived, however, and the patient Taurus will let it pass quickly.
Career – Taurus friends are great team members. They make superior lawyers, chefs, landscapers, public speakers, engineers, and educators.
Element and Ruling Celestial Body – Taurus is an Earth sign ruled by the planet Venus. Like the planet, Taurus does not have the stray far from the horizon to be the center of attention..
The Constellation – The constellation Taurus is best viewed at night in the northern sky during the month of December. Take romantic Taurus star-gazing and you will never forget it!
Taurus friends are among enduring partners of all the zodiac signs. When you are loved by a Taurus you have a true friend for life.
Birth Sign Gemini (Birthday May 21 – June 20)
Represented by the twins, Gemini is associated with togetherness. Playful and sometimes mischievous, Gemini brings excitement to any party.
Strengths – Gemini is very connected to those around them and can intuitively understand new acquaintances better than most other zodiac signs.
The Lover – If you are in a relationship with a Gemini you will find them to be highly social creatures who can love you dearly and still maintain space in their lives for friends.
Personality – Be careful not to make your Gemini feel trapped. Their affection for you may cause them to forgo their love of crowds, but they will be unhappy with constant compromises.
Gemini friends are naturally adventurous and are always happy to meet a friend who loves to travel, they are fond of trying exotic foods, and they enjoy extreme sports and new music.
A Gemini loves feeling youthful and seeks to stay perpetually young, but they have experience and wisdom beyond their years.
Career – A Gemini can keep up in a constantly changing environment. They make excellent architects, stock brokers, rescue workers, teachers, entrepreneurs, and reporters.
Element and Ruling Celestial Body – Gemini is an Air sign ruled by the planet Mercury. Their effervescence and apparent flightiness cause people to overlook their intuitive wisdom and broad knowledge.
The Constellation – The constellation Gemini is best viewed at night looking overhead in the northern hemisphere during the month of January. Gemini will be fascinated to see their constellation.
Gemini friends are great communicators and terrific hosts. When you are loved by a Gemini you have a true friend for life.
Birth Sign Cancer (Birthday June 21 – July 22)
Represented by the crab, Cancer carries its home wherever it goes. They are associated with peace, domesticity, and growth.
Strengths – Cancer is naturally creative. Ideas and friendships flourish in Cancer’s presence. Cancer is capable of loving many people and things, but their heart will stay focused on family.
The Lover – If you are in a relationship with a Cancer you will find them to be nurturing and sympathetic. They will be supportive of your ideas and will celebrate your successes.
Personality – Cancer is agreeable and it is natural to come to them for assistance. Their responsible nature is sometimes taken advantage of and they may end up overwhelmed.
Cancer friends may seem timid, but they are very protective when their loved ones are threatened. They have a great capacity for bravery when they are challenged.
A Cancer is imaginative and will often find solutions to problems that others have overlooked. They will automatically share credit with the rest of the team as well.
Career – Cancer’s dedicated and nurturing nature makes them well suited to work as social workers, soldiers, doctors, gardeners, artists, project managers, and CEOs.
Element and Ruling Celestial Body – Cancer is a water sign ruled by the lovely Moon. Their calm nature and occasional need for solitude are paired with a luminous personality.
The Constellation – The constellation Cancer is best viewed at night looking overhead from the northern hemisphere in February. Take a Cancer stargazing and they’ll bring the hot cocoa.
Cancer friends are among the kindest and most encouraging of all the zodiac signs. When you are loved by a Cancer you have a true friend for life.
Birth Sign Leo (Birthday July 23 – August 22)
Represented by the lion, Leo is associated pride. Naturally regal, they will usually feel they are in charge of most situations.
Strengths – Leo friends are confident and do not have to fight assert their authority, but instead will watch from afar as the world unfolds to their liking.
The Lover – If you are in a relationship with a Leo you will find that they can be fiery and passionate. They treasure those they love and can be highly protective.
Personality – Leo loves to relax, but is also associated with energy. More than any other sign, Leo can jump into action from a docile state with ease.
Charismatic Leo loves to be acknowledged and recognized. Although they may seem unassuming, they love being the center of attention and will demand it at times.
A Leo is wise and will tell you when they believe you are wrong, but they are fair as well and will work to rectify any wrong on their part.
Career – Leo is a leader. They make excellent performers, tour guides, managers, models, police officers, sales people, and Company presidents.
Element and Ruling Celestial Body – Leo is a fire sign ruled by the bright sun. Like the sun, they command any room they walk into without having to utter a sound.
The Constellation – The constellation Leo is best viewed at night looking toward the northern sky during the month of March. Leo is a great companion to take sky watching any time of year.
Leo friends are among the most loyal and charismatic of all the zodiac signs. When you are loved by a Leo you have a true friend for life.