Leo (astrology)

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Leo
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Zodiac symbol Lion
Duration (tropical, western) 23 July – 23 August (2015, UTC)
Constellation Leo
Zodiac element Fire
Zodiac quality Fixed
Sign ruler Sun
Detriment Uranus
Exaltation Neptune
Fall Saturn, Mercury
AriesTaurusGeminiCancerLeoVirgoLibraScorpioSagittariusCapricornAquariusPisces

Leo (♌) is the fifth astrological sign of the zodiac, originating from the constellation of Leo. It spans the 120-150th degree of the Tropical zodiac, between 125.25 and 152.75 degree of celestial longitude. Under the tropical zodiac, Jupiter transits this area on average between July 23 and August 27 each year, and under the sidereal zodiac, Jupiter currently transits this area from approximately August 16 to September 15. The symbol of the lion is based on the Nemean Lion, a lion with an impenetrable hide.[1] Leo is followed by the Sixth astrological sign of the zodiac Virgo. People born under August 18 to August 27 are considered to be apart of the Leo-Virgo Cusp. These people have a mixture of both personalities.

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