Tag Archives: Zodiac

The New Zodiac

Recently, NASA announced that the Zodiac, as we knew it, was incorrect. Based on current models of the night sky, there should be 13 Zodiacal signs, not 12 as we have been led to believe all of our lives. NASA has added Ophiuchus as the new constellation, which lies between Scorpius and Sagittarius. The dates […] Continue reading

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The Zodiac Signs

Image link The zodiac signs surround a lot of peoples’ daily lives, in that most people look to a horoscope to direct their lives. The fact that the position of the stars at a certain time can tell so much about a person’s individual personality is absurd, yet we attribute personality traits to the constellations.… Continue reading

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Blog #2 | Zodiacs and Precession

I am never one to really pry much life into zodiac signs, or how they should tell about my personality or future. However, the zodiac constellations have some real hard science about them. Zodiacs signs corresponding to the constellation that the Sun is located in front of from our perspective on Earth. There is usually […] Continue reading

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Ancient Astronomers and the Zodiac

  We’ve learned that the zodiac constellations are connected to the position of the Sun as it moves along its path. The sun spends about a month closest to each of these constellations, or “in” the constellation, and then moves on to the next. Ancient Greek and Babylonian people groups named the constellations and defined […] Continue reading

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Blog #2

The topic of zodiac signs and how they the constellations and the ecliptic is fascinating to me. Humans have recognized the appearance of certain constellations behind the sun throughout a large part of history. Of course, the true cause of the changing zodiac signs is that the earth’s position changes relative to the sun and […] Continue reading

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Forgotten Step-Constellation, Twice Removed

There are twelve zodiac signs to correspond with the twelve months of time it takes our Earth to make one full revolution around the sun; each zodiac represents a specific star constellation that the Sun is within as we travel around it. However, there is a thirteenth constellation named Ophiuchus that is not often included. […] Continue reading

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The 12…wait, there’s 13?…Zodiac Signs

If you’re like me, you identify pretty deeply with your zodiac sign. Although I don’t believe that every word of my horoscope is necessarily true, I still like to think that I embody all the qualities of a Leo. In addition, it’s entertaining to read my horoscopes from time to time, even though they aren’t… Continue reading The 12…wait, there’s 13?…Zodiac Signs Continue reading

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Zodiac Signs

Hi! Have you ever opened a newspaper or magazine, and seen an astrology page showing horoscopes for people with different zodiac signs? Zodiac signs are twelve signs ( Aquarius, Pisces, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn) that correspond to roughly a month a year. The signs were named for the 12… Continue reading

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What Does It Mean to Have a Zodiac Sign?

Lots of people are aware that they have a Zodiac sign – a symbol associated with the time of year …

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Want to know your real sign?

Cosmo magazine may be giving the cosmos the best PR around, thanks to the back of their magazine. Every Cosmopolitan has a section near the back dedicated to the astrological horizon- i.e., horoscopes. Whether we think it’s a sham or not, it’s fun to read about what the month will supposedly hold according to the […] Continue reading

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