Like the other earth signs Virgo and Taurus, Capricorn Men and Capricorn Women natives tend to have a very practical approach to life and a strong need to feel useful and productive.
However, they have more of a need for real world recognition than the other earth signs do. They are very hard workers and quick-witted thinkers and they like to have their accomplishments and achievements recognized and appreciated. They also have an appreciation for some of the finer, more material rewards that can come along with success, such as fine tailored suits or expensive cars.
Capricorn natives are often introverted, serious people with a sarcastic sense of humor who like to keep things simple and real. They are ambitious, goal-oriented people who — much like the goat that symbolizes them — strives to reach the tops of life’s mountains. They are also known for being dependable, patient, and traditional.- Capricorn Men and Capricorn Women Positive
Traits: diligent, resourceful, economical, disciplined, polite, prudent, responsible, wise, competent, conscientious.- Capricorn Men and Capricorn Women Negative Traits: aloof, rigid, suspicious, bitter, critical, saturnine, dry, possessive, self-conscious, insensitive, and demanding.
In astrology, each of the planets govern a dissimilar aspect of the personality, and anyone interested in learning more about astrology is encouraged to read up on what influences Mars, Venus, and the rest of them had on you when you were born as well. However, the sun in astrology represents the conscious mind, the essential life force of the person, and our vitality.
Astronomically speaking, the zodiac is the region of the celestial sky that encompasses the paths of not only the sun and the moon, but the planets that you are able to see with the naked eye, namely Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn.
I have heard it referred to as “the boss” of one’s astrological chart and that description definitely makes sense to me as I understand it. I find that studying astronomy in tandem with astrology really helps me to understand it on another level that I don’t know that I would otherwise even though astronomy and astrology are completely different things.
The astronomers of elderly referred to these planets as “wandering stars”, the better to distinguish them from the fixed stars that make up the rest of the constellations. The term “zodiac” also refers to an annual cycle of twelve stations dictated by the path the sun appears to travel as it moves through each constellation of the zodiac.
The sign of the zodiac in which the sun was located when you are born is what is known as your sun sign. It’s what determines whether you are a Pisces, a Cancer, an Aries, or any of the other signs as most people know them.