Sagittarius (astrology)

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Zodiac Symbol The Archer
Duration (Tropical, Western) 22 November – 22 December (2014, UTC)
Constellation Sagittarius
Zodiac Element Fire
Zodiac Quality Mutable
Sign ruler Jupiter
Detriment Mercury
Exaltation No planet (Some say South Node)[citation needed]
Fall No planet (Some say North Node), Ceres[citation needed]

Sagittarius (♐) (Greek: Τοξότης, "Toxotes", Latin: "Sagittarius") is the ninth astrological sign, which is associated with the constellation Sagittarius. It spans the 240–270th degree of the zodiac, between 234.75 and 270 degree of celestial longitude. Under the tropical zodiac, the sun transits this area on average between November 22 and December 21, and under the sidereal zodiac, the sun currently transits the constellation of Sagittarius from December 16 to January 14.