Leo Astrology Sign Information – Careers, Personality, Compatibility, More.
A Historical and Present Day Reference Guide
Includes year 2017 astrological, astronomy, and other relevant calendar events.
Leo Is Ruled by the Sun
This is the true, original analysis of astrology as pertains to Leo 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 an easier Third Millennium read. 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.
Leo is fixed, fiery, masculine and barren sign and is ruled by the Sun. The Sun enters Leo on July 22d and passes into Virgo on August 22nd.
The Leo personality is active minded and fearless. Though good-natured, generous, and slow to anger; this sign can become furious when their temper is aroused. Fortunately, this is usually a rare occurrence.
Other personality traits include determination and persistence; seldom becoming discouraged. They are natural leaders and resistant followers. This personality is very independent. They keep their affairs to themselves, especially as to finance and love. They are also industrious, honest and conscientious. This sign always looks to their own interests, usually resulting in being more fortunate than the average person.
Harmony and Compatibility
Leos make friends easily and often have magnetic personalities.
Sun sign people are compatible and harmonize best with the Gemini, Libra, Sagittarius and Aries. There is extreme disharmony with those born under the Sun with the water or earth sign.
The Leo person, as a rule, has a strong constitution and good vitality, but often dies suddenly from overexertion.
Best Career Paths and Jobs
The Leo is well adapted for careers requiring sympathetic and magnetic force. Some people born under this sign are excellent orators, elocutionists, lecturers and inspirational speakers. Many are military leaders and politicians.
Best Places to Live
The Leo enjoys country life, plenty of fresh air, and the wide-open spaces. However, they often avoid the Sun when in the city.
Gemstones and Birthstones
The ruling gems of Leo are the Sapphire and Diamond.
Paraphrased Quote: (Editor’s note: circa 1901)
Leo is said to rule France, Italy, Rome, Sicily, Bohemia, Bath, Ancient Chaldea, and Philadelphia.
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.