Leo Zodiac Sign (astrology)

Leo (♌︎) (Greek: Λέων, Leōn), Latin for Lion, is the fifth sign of the zodiac. It corresponds to the constellation Leo and comes after Cancer and before Virgo. The traditional Western zodiac associates Leo with the period between July 23 and August 22,[2] and the sign spans the 120th to 150th degree of celestial longitude.

Leo is associated with fire, accompanied by Aries and Sagittarius, and its modality is fixed. Under the tropical zodiac, the Sun transits this area on average between July 23 and August 22 each year, and under the sidereal zodiac, the Sun currently transits this area from approximately August 16 to September 15.[3] The constellation Leo is associated with the mythological Nemean lion.[4] The lion is a very important and prominent symbol in Greek mythology. Its opposite sign is Aquarius.

Zodiac symbolLion
Duration (tropical, western)July 22 – August 22 (2021, UT1)
ConstellationLeo
Zodiac elementFire
Zodiac qualityFixed
Sign rulerSun
DetrimentSaturn and Uranus
ExaltationNeptune and Pluto
FallNone

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