Astrology is not exactly a science, it is the study of the influence of stars on the behavior and destiny of human beings.Astrology is a traditional knowledge of the peoples of antiquity, since since ancient times people have observed the skies, the stars and used this knowledge for various types of predictions, such as times of certain harvests, the weather, predictions of facts for kings and the nation, war predictions, catastrophes and succession of rulers.
It was developed in Mesopotamia, present-day Iraq, around 2000 BC Astronomical phenomena were observed and related to the events that occurred in the world and in the lives of individuals.Today astrological knowledge is widespread, especially in the West, several people make daily consultations on Astrological charts and their horoscope.
The basis of astrology is the birth chart (also called birth chart, birth chart, birth chart, horoscope or just chart). This map is a two-dimensional diagram representing the apparent position of the celestial bodies seen from a certain location on Earth at any given time. The interpretation of the map takes into account:
– the astrological aspects: trigonometric relationship of the celestial bodies to each other,
– position of these bodies in relation to the signs of the zodiac,
– position of these bodies in relation to the horizon (the ascendant), zenith and nadir, and in one of the systems of astrological houses.
There are, however, differences in the way these three basic supports are used in different traditions, which include: they developed, when looking at the sky, one or another type of calendar, to measure the variations of the climate throughout the year. The primary function of these calendars was to predict cyclical events on which human survival depended, such as the arrival of rain or cold. This empirical knowledge was the basis for varying classifications of celestial bodies. The first ideas of constellation arose from this need to accompany the movement
Astrology divides human types into 12, according to the time of year when the person is born (the month), also called the sun sign, representing the position that the Sun was in one of the 12 constellations in the sky.
The order are: aries, bull, twins, cancer, lion, virgin, pound, scorpion, sagittarius, capricorn, aquarium and fish.
The four elements of nature (fire, earth, air and water) also characterize the signs.
Fire Signs – Aries, Leo and Sagittarius tend to be impulsive;
Earth signs – Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn tend to be practical;
Air Signs – Gemini, Libra and Aquarius tend to be mental;
Water Signs – Cancer, scorpions and fish tend to be emotional.