If you are at all familiar with astrology, then you likely already know your sun sign, typically called your zodiac sign. Still, there is much more to learn. When you look deeper into your birth chart, you realize you also have a moon and rising sign. What they mean is shared below.
The sun, rising, and moon signs each rule over specific character parts and when combined, make up your personal astrology. It can be difficult to fully relate to only part of our zodiac sign, but having the other components can clarify. The sun signs are descriptive of your basic nature. The moon signs rule over femininity, sensitivity, and emotion. The rising signs impact the way others see you.
The sun sign is positioned in reference to the sun in your birth chart. Most people know this sign because horoscopes are based upon them. To calculate this element, you need to know only your birthdate. This represents your core, your strengths, attitude, and passions, as well as your understanding of things. These are shared below with basic characteristics.
|Aries||Strong and impulsive|
|Taurus||Stable and logical|
|Gemini||Fickle, yet wild|
|Cancer||Loving and sensitive|
|Leo||Vain and passionate|
|Virgo||Sensible and smart|
|Libra||Kind and ethereal|
|Scorpio||Focused and brave|
|Sagittarius||Funny and cheerful|
|Capricorn||Strong and caring|
|Aquarius||Fun and giving|
|Pisces||Dreamy and highly creative|
The moon sign is associated with the emotive parts of the personality. This is thought to be the key to unlocking your soul, though the traits are not readily noticeable. Individuals often back hold these traits. The lunar signs are often more important for women than men because they are associated with femininity and sensuality. Still, these are present in men. Many people secretly identify more with this sign, but fear putting themselves out in the world in this way.
|Aries||Independent and impatient|
|Taurus||Conservative and organized|
|Gemini||Chatty and charming|
|Cancer||Peaceful and calm|
|Leo||Idealistic and bossy|
|Virgo||Dedicated and ambitious|
|Libra||Flirty and fair|
|Scorpio||Faithful and individualistic|
|Sagittarius||Pleasant and helpful|
|Capricorn||Bold yet sensitive|
|Aquarius||Attentive and jealous|
|Pisces||Compassionate and loving|
The rising sign is the sign on the eastern horizon when you are born and related to the traits you show the world. It influences style and how you present yourself to others in a unique way. This sign never changes.
|Aries||Loyal and committed|
|Taurus||Focused and smart|
|Gemini||Spontaneous and honest|
|Cancer||Open and authentic|
|Leo||Passionate and wise|
|Virgo||Intelligent and humble|
|Libra||Welcoming and charismatic|
|Scorpio||Courageous and outgoing|
|Sagittarius||Inventive and optimistic|
|Capricorn||Resolute and strong|
|Aquarius||Visionary and originality|
|Pisces||Tolerant and gentle|
Hopefully this will help you understand the pieces of your personality better.