Taurus Astrology Sign Information – Careers, Personality, Compatibility, More.
A Historical and Present Day Reference Guide
Includes year 2017 astrological, astronomy, and other relevant calendar events.
Taurus Is Ruled by Venus
This is the true, original analysis of astrology as pertains to Taurus 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.
Taurus is a fixed, feminine, cold, dry, earthy sign; ruled by Venus (The Goddess of Love). The Sun enters Taurus on April 22nd and passes into Gemini on May 22nd.
The Taurus personality traits are self-reliance, plodding, slow and careful; gentle when unprovoked, but becomes furious when angered.
Personality traits also include patience and a willingness to wait for the fruition of their hopes, dreams, and aspirations; tends to be headstrong and unyielding, but is very cautious and will go to great length to avoid pain.
This sign is curious, inquisitive, and can be meddlesome; loves music, art, and the literary world, but are more inclined to be imitators rather than originators. Other traits are excellent logic abilities and reasoning faculties.
Compatibility and Harmony
Compatibility. Taurus people harmonize best with Cancer, Libra, Capricorn and Pisces.
Taurus is of a strong and healthy nature, but can be more subject to chronic diseases than some.
Best Places to Live
This sign prefers quiet, shady places. They want country or village homes, away from excitement. In the city Taurus will avoid the business and tourist centers; will generally choose the middle of the block for the location of their home.
Best Career Paths and Jobs
Taurus people succeed best at something requiring artistic talent and ideality. Some professions would be designers, sculptors, photographers, etc.
Birthstones and Gemstones
The ruling gems are the Emerald and Topaz.
Taurus, Scorpio, and Aquarius are the favored signs for producing occult students. For this sign, the driving force and/or reason seems to be their idealism.
Several famous people were born under the sign of Taurus. See original manuscript below.
The Original Manuscript
Astrological, Astronomy, and Other 2017 Calendar Events.
Solar System Symbols ~ Used in both Astronomy and Astrology
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.