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Friday, January 14, 2011

Libra before but Virgo Now...

Just read this now that a new set of Zodiac sign dates was revealed recently as reported by Minnesota based Star Tribune.  Apparently, each symbol's covered dates was being moved a month due to the moon's gravitational pull that "woobbled" the earth's rotation on its axis recently, astrologer's say.

So yesterday I was a Libra, today I woke up a Virgo!  Just found it funny that even zodiacs could change.
Constellation of Libra from

Virgo Constellation from

To quote from Manila Bulletin news feed :

“The ancient Babylonians based zodiac signs on the constellation the sun was ‘in’ on the day a person was born. During the ensuing millenniums, the moon's gravitational pull has made the Earth "wobble" around its axis, creating about a one-month bump in the stars' alignment,” Star Tribune’s Bill Ward noted.

A blog post on the Washington Post website have also shed light on this matter, citing the explanation provided by Park Kunkle, a board member of the Minnesota Planetarium Society.

“The moon's gravitational pull has slowly moved the Earth in its axis, creating about a one-month bump in the stars' alignment... Now, during what we think as the month of Pisces, the sun is actually in the sign of Aries…”
Thus the adjustment of zodiac dates as follows:
Capricorn: January 20-February 16
Aquarius: February 16-March 11
Pisces: March 11-April 18
Aries: April 18-May 13
Taurus: May 13-June 21
Gemini: June 21-July 20
Cancer: July 20-August 10
Leo: August 10-September 16
Virgo: September 16-October 30
Libra: October 30-November 23
Scorpio: November 23-December 17
Sagittarius: December 17-January 20

Kunkle added that science has not proven a clear connection between the stars and the universe and its direct affects on people’s character and behavior. “Sure, we can connect harvest to the stars. But personality? No.”
"Historically, people looked at the sky to understand the world around us," he said. "But today I don't think people who are into astrology look at the sky very much."


I felt lazy writing so i just  copied MB's news feed. What say you bout the stars?hmmnn...

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