This is the glyph that represents the Sun: a circle with a dot in the middle. Can you find it in your chart?

In astrology, the word “planet” has a slightly different meaning than it does in astronomy. The origin of the word planet comes from a Greek word meaning “wanderer.” Astrologically speaking, a planet is a body that appears to “wander” or move across the sky, including the Sun and Moon1.

The Sun rules the sign Leo.

The Sun is the center of our solar system, and also represents the creative center within us.
Ego, Soul, Self
Creativity, Character

Each planet in your chart also represents certain people. The Sun represents Your Father, Men, The Boss, and Authority figures. Conditions around the Sun in your horoscope describe your relationship to these people.

Each planet also rules a part of the body. The Sun rules the Heart.

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