Cancer Astrology Sign Information – Careers, Personality, Compatibility, More.
A Historical and Present Day Reference Guide
Includes year 2017 astrological, astronomy, and other relevant calendar events.
Cancer Is Ruled by the Moon
This is the true, original analysis of astrology as pertains to Cancer by Professor Fredrick White as written in “A Guide to Astrology”, published in 1901-1904. In other words, here is your information from the source; without the 100+ years of modern interpretation and commercial modification by others.
This 100+ year-old manuscript has been cleaned up and somewhat paraphrased for easier Third Millennium reading. However, as promised, an image of the original, unaltered manuscript is also included. Ctrl+/- will adjust the size. For historical perspective and additional nuances it is well worth the read.
Information for this article was compiled from United States (U.S.) government archives.
There is a short metaphysics experiment at the end.
Cancer is movable, watery, cold, moist, feminine and is ruled by the Moon. The Sun enters Cancer on June 2lst and passes into Leo on July 22nd.
The personality traits of people born under the sign of Cancer are retiring, patient, sensitive, kind and gentle. This personality is very averse to discord and disharmony. People born under this sign are known to conscientiously, tenaciously, and quietly pursue their goals.
Other personality traits include industriousness, prudence, and frugality; yet sometimes overly anxious in acquiring things. They are proud, but need encouragement.
Those born under this sign are easily influenced by their surroundings; and are often intuitive and mediumistic. They are greatly attached to home and family. They can be very changeable, subject to the phases of the Moon.
People born under the sign of Cancer can be inclined towards jealousy, can be subject to periods of depression and fear.
Compatibility and Harmony
Cancer people are compatible and harmonize best with Virgos, Scorpios, or Pisces; and reasonably well with Aquarius or Taurus.
Best Career Paths and Jobs
Cancers succeed best in careers requiring persistent effort combined with patience, such as business management. People born under this sign can do well in certain medical and service industries.
Best Places to Live
Cancer people want to live near large bodies of water. They do not like cities.
Birthstones and Gemstones
The ruling gemstones of Cancer are Emeralds and Moonstone.
Paraphrased Quote: (Editor’s note: circa 1901)
Cancer is said to rule all Africa, Holland, Scotland, Constantinople, Amsterdam, Venice, New York and Milan.
The Original Manuscript
Astrological, Astronomy, and Other 2017 Calendar Events.
Solar System Symbols - Used in both Astrology and Astronomy
Previous months' data and additional information are available at SkyCal. All event times are given for UTC+0:00: Universal Coordinated Time (UTC) without Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.
01 Mo Venus: 39.9° W
02 Tu 18:23 Moon-Beehive: 3.7° N
03 We 02:47 First Quarter
04 Th 09:49 Moon-Regulus: 0.6° N
04 Th 10:42 Moon Ascending Node
05 Fr 00:54 Eta Aquarid Shower: ZHR = 60
05 Fr 13:51 Mars-Aldebaran: 6.2° N
07 Su 21:24 Moon-Jupiter: 2.3° S
10 We 21:43 Full Moon
12 Fr 19:51 Moon Apogee: 406200 km
13 Sa 23:07 Moon-Saturn: 3.4° S
14 Su 20:29 Moon South Dec.: 19.3° S
17 We 22:59 Mercury Elongation: 25.8° W
19 Fr 00:33 Last Quarter
19 Fr 01:30 Moon Descending Node
22 Mo 12:32 Moon-Venus: 2.4° N
24 We 01:20 Moon-Mercury: 1.6° N
25 Th 19:44 New Moon
26 Fr 01:23 Moon Perigee: 357200 km
27 Sa 23:36 Moon North Dec.: 19.4° N
30 Tu 01:50 Moon-Beehive: 3.4° N
31 We 11:56 Moon Ascending Node
31 We 16:08 Moon-Regulus: 0.3° N
01 Th Venus: 45.8° W
01 Th 12:42 First Quarter
03 Sa 10:59 Venus Elongation: 45.9° W
03 Sa 23:57 Moon-Jupiter: 2.5° S
07 We 03:19 Mercury-Pleiades: 5.5° S
08 Th 22:21 Moon Apogee: 406400 km
09 Fr 13:10 Full Moon
10 Sa 01:25 Moon-Saturn: 3.4° S
11 Su 03:36 Moon South Dec.: 19.4° S
15 Th 02:40 Moon Descending Node
15 Th 09:15Saturn Opposition
17 Sa 11:33 Last Quarter
20 Tu 21:13 Moon-Venus: 2.4° N
* 21 We 04:25 Summer Solstice *
21 We 13:55 Mercury Superior Conj.
22 Th 14:23 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.5° S
23 Fr 10:49 Moon Perigee: 357900 km
24 Sa 02:31 New Moon
24 Sa 11:12 Moon North Dec.: 19.4° N
26 Mo 11:18 Moon-Beehive: 3.2° N
27 Tu 16:26 Moon Ascending Node
28 We 00:26 Moon-Regulus: 0.1° N
- Object-Other: Object occults Other.
- Occults: Passes in front of.
- Earth Aphelion: Earth farthest from the Sun.
- Earth Perihelion: Earth closest to the Sun.
- Moon Apogee: Moon farthest from Earth.
- Moon Perigee: Moon closest to Earth.
- Moon Ascending and Descending Nodes: The moon's orbit passes from south of the ecliptic to north of the ecliptic (ascending) or from north of the ecliptic to south of the ecliptic (descending).
- Ecliptic: The Earth-Sun plane.
- Conjunction: Earth is in a direct line between Sun and outer planet.
- Superior Conjunction:Sun is in a direct line between Earth and Inner Planet
- Inferior Conjunction: Both planets in a direct line on same side of Sun.
- Opposition: Sun and planet on opposite sides of the sky.
- Elongation: Greatest angle from Sun-Earth plane.
Depending on your location, your results may vary. Astronomical data source: Fred Espenak and Sumit Dutta (NASA's GSFC).
Succeeding months posted as or before they become due.