It's fairly simple.
It all began with the Spring Equinox. Since Aries is the first zodiac sign, it was assigned to this beginning date of March You may have heard people say they were born on the cusp of Libra or another sign and wondered what they meant.
To be born on the cusp means your birthday falls on the first day or the last day of a zodiac sign. Many times a person displays traits of both signs. For example, if a person was born on April 19, it might be difficult to determine if that person is really a Taurus or an Aries.
If you were born on a cusp, an astrologer will need to know the latitude and longitude of the place where you were born as well as your exact time of birth. These pieces of information will allow the astrologer to accurately calculate your sun sign. One thing you may have noticed is that sometimes when you look up your sun sign, you find a discrepancy in the range of dates used for your sign. These can differ from one or two days depending on the source you are using. This can create confusion, and some people might decide they aren't a particular zodiac sign after all.
The zodiac is comprised of twelve signs , and each is assigned thirty degrees within a degree circle. The sun moves through each sign's constellation. When you're born, where the sun is during that moment of birth determines which one is your sun sign. A range of dates for each sun sign is determined by the date the sun enters a zodiac sign's constellation and the date it leaves.
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