The New DatesFirst, let's take a look at the 13 new zodiac dates.
- 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 – November 29
- Ophiuchus: November 29 – December 17
- Sagittarius: December 17 – January 20
It's important to note that each of the 12 preexisting signs retains its meaning. Below you'll find a brief refresher for each.Capricornstend to be very active, ambitious thinkers. Aquariansare independent and stubborn; they don't care what others think about them. Those born when the sun is in Pisces are usually very sensitive and reserved introverts. Arianspossess great courage and enthusiasm. They tend to be very goal-oriented. Taureans fight for what they want. They can be procrastinators but, when motivated, they'll work tirelessly. Geministend to be extroverted social butterflies with talkative, energetic spirits. Cancerscan be very inconsistent and unpredictable. They go where their hearts lead in all situations. In some scenarios, they may be adventurous and in others, reserved. Leoshave very high self-esteem. They are also very kind and generous. Virgosare very analytical, both in technical pursuits and their social lives. Librastend to be very diplomatic and hardworking with expensive taste. Scorpiosare intense friends, family members and lovers. They spare no expense to protect and care for loved ones. Ophiuchus comes next, but we'll explore that sign thoroughly in a moment. Saggitariansmaintain a very positive outlook on life. They have bright personalities that attract others.
Of course, the points above are just brief summaries. I highly recommend taking a look at our many other pieces on zodiac signs for more detailed descriptions.
OphiuchusThe constellation of Ophiuchus appears as a man grasping a large snake. In Greek mythology, Ophiuchus represents Aesculapius – the son of Apollo and god of medicine. Aesculapius became so strongly associated with medicine that the Hippocratic oath – which still binds physicians to this day – was created in honor of his rumored descendant Hippocrates. Those born under the sign Ophiuchus remain true to these healing characteristics. They are highly empathetic, caring individuals. Here are a few more characteristics:
- Passion for justice