Virgo Astrology Sign Information - Careers, Personality, Compatibility, More.
A Historical and Present Day Reference Guide
Includes year 2017 astrological, astronomy, and other relevant calendar events.
Virgo Is Ruled by Mercury
This is the true, original analysis of astrology as pertains to Virgo 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.
Virgo is of the earth, changeable, feminine, cold and barren. This sign is ruled by Mercury. The Sun enters Virgo on August 22nd and passes into Libra on September 22nd.
The Virgo personality is modest, thoughtful, contemplative, industrious and refined. They are often very changeable in their opinions and are very sensitive. Has a love of nature and very strong likes and dislikes. They are persistent, yet inconsistent.
When it comes to food, people born under this sign are known as discriminating and picky eaters. When unhappy, angered, or stressed they lose their appetite and wish to be alone.
Other traits include not being easily discouraged, very industrious, and seldom being contented. They are quick learners and are intuitive.
The Virgo loves money, but has no ability to accumulate or save it. They are often critical of others and consequently creates unnecessary enemies.
People born under this sign generally have a lack of confidence. Their personality can also be quick tempered, and is often dissatisfied.
Compatibility and Harmony
The Virgo is compatible and harmonizes best with Capricorn and Taurus; and gets along well with Scorpio and Cancerians.
The Virgo has good endurance and does not show their age.
People born under this sign are prone to digestive-tract problems.
Best Career Paths and Jobs
Virgo people succeed best in occupations not requiring physical labor. They succeed at writing, painting, decorating, etc. Many born under this sign have unusual talents and inventive genius. Has an affinity for scientific studies and are often successful in the medical profession.
When under a deadline, they can apply themselves to meet almost any demand.
Best places to Live
'The Virgo enjoys life more and has much better health away from metropolitan areas. They prefer the mountains, countryside, and nature’s natural beauty.
Birthstones and Gemstones
The gems for the Virgo are the diamond and topaz. For many of this sign, the sapphire is said to prevent worry and anxiety. The emerald represents the positive aspects of the planet Mercury
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 We Venus: 32.5° E
01 We 18:58 Moon-Mars: 4.4° N
02 Th 02:22 Neptune Conjunction
03 Fr 07:24 Moon Perigee: 369100 km
05 Su 02:38 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.2° S
05 Su 11:32 First Quarter
07 Tu 00:08 Mercury Superior Conj.
07 Tu 00:43 Moon North Dec.: 18.9° N
10 Fr 22:20 Moon-Regulus: 0.9° N
11 Sa 04:17 Moon Ascending Node
* 12 Su 02:00 Daylight Saving Time starts *
12 Su 14:54 Full Moon
14 Tu 20:04 Moon-Jupiter: 2.7° S
18 Sa 17:25 Moon Apogee: 404700 km
* 20 Mo 10:29 Vernal Equinox *
20 Mo10:49 Moon-Saturn: 3.8° S
20 Mo15:58 Last Quarter
21 Tu 05:22 Moon South Dec.: 18.9° S
25 Sa 10:31 Venus Inferior Conj.
25 Sa 15:41 Moon Descending Node
28 Tu 02:57 New Moon
30 Th 12:39 Moon Perigee: 363900 km
01 Sa Venus: 13.4° W
* 01 Sa 00:00 April Fool's Day (you've been warned) *
01 Sa 08:49 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.3° S
01 Sa 09:59 Mercury Elongation: 19° E
03 Mo 06:12 Moon North Dec.: 19° N
03 Mo 18:39 First Quarter
05 We 12:45 Moon-Beehive: 4° N
07 Fr 04:30 Moon-Regulus: 0.8° N
07 Fr 09:14 Moon Ascending Node
07 Fr 20:58 Jupiter Opposition
10 Mo 21:20 Moon-Jupiter: 2.4° S
11 Tu 06:08 Full Moon
14 Fr 05:43 Uranus Conjunction
15 Sa 10:05 Moon Apogee: 405500 km
16 Su 18:39 Moon-Saturn: 3.6° S
17 Mo 13:12 Moon South Dec.: 19.1° S
19 We 09:57 Last Quarter
20 Th 05:46 Mercury Inferior Conj.
21 Fr 08:16 Mars-Pleiades: 3.5° S
21 Fr 22:30 Moon Descending Node
22 Sa 11:40 Lyrid Shower: ZHR = 20
23 Su 17:59 Moon-Venus: 5.3° N
26 We 12:16 New Moon
27 Th 16:18 Moon Perigee: 359300 km
28 Fr 17:20 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.5° S
30 Su 13:33 Moon North Dec.: 19.2° N
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.