Are You Born On An Astrological Cusp?

Cusp Signs
If one is born on an Astrological Cusp astrologically that means that he is born in a zodiac sign that is leaving and also a zodiac sign that is coming in. Towards the end of a sign cycle there are a few days that overlap with the next sign that is entering into that particular time. When one is on the cusp of one sign and another sign enters the picture, one takes on the characteristics of both signs involved.

There are a few days in a given sign that is considered when one is born on an Astrological Cusp. Here are the following cusp dates for all the signs:

Aries/Taurus April 19 to April 23 Taurus/Gemini May 19 to May 23 Gemini/Cancer June 19 to June 23 Cancer/Leo July 19 to June 23 Leo/Virgo Aug. 19 to Aug. 23 Virgo Libra Sept. 19 to Sept.23 Libra/Scorpio Oct. 19 to Oct. 23 Scorpio/Sagittarius Nov. 19 to Nov. 23 Sagittarius/Capricorn Dec. 19 to Dec. 23 Capricorn/Aquarius Jan. 19 to Jan. 23 Aquarius Pisces Feb. 19 to Feb. 23 Pisces/Aries March 19 to March 23

With this in mind let’s look briefly at the characteristics of the various Astrological Cusp signs that are listed.

Aries/ Taurus: born between April 19 to April 23 Aries is represented by the Ram and Taurus the Bull. Aries/Taurus people are very bold and strong as well as blunt. Mars rules Aries. Taurus ruled by Venus. People born under this astrological cusp tend to want immediate gratification. Aries is a fire element and Taurus is earth. These two elements lay the way for a pioneering spirit. Aries/Taurus people can be very fixed on their opinions and ideas even when wrong.

Taurus/Gemini: born between May 19 to May 23 Taurus is represented by the bull and Gemini twins. So in this combination you have bull headed twins. This is one of the strongest combos for meeting goals and reliable perseverance. Mercury rules Gemini and Venus rules Taurus. Taurus is an earth element, while Gemini is air. Taurus/ Gemini people relate through their intellect and examination of every little thing. With air in this astrological cusp they can appear scattered, carefree and unpredictable.

Gemini/Cancer: born from June 19 to June 23 Twins represent Gemini while a crab represents Cancer. Being that the moon rules Cancer’s they are very emotional. Mercury the planet of communication rules Gemini. So this astrological cusp combination gives you people who express them selves at any chance given with emotional overtones. Gemini/Cancer people usually have many interests. Because of the Cancer influence in this cusp they also tend to be very domestic and protective of loved ones. Gemini is an air sign while Cancer is a water sign. This combination is one of the most affectionate in the whole zodiac.

Cancer/Leo: born between July 19 and July 23 The Crab represents Cancer and the Lion represents Leo. These are people with a protective shell that can project themselves with the flamboyance of a lion. Many stage and film people are born under this astrological cusp. Cancer is ruled by the Moon and Leo the Sun. The Moon rules our emotions and the Sun generates heat and light and helps sustain life. They have two opposite elements in their personalities, fire and water. Water being Cancer’s element and Fire Leos. They tend to leap first and worry about the consequences later. They are very dramatic people and live life as such. This cusp tops the charts when it comes to romance and devotion.

Leo/Virgo: born between Aug.19 and Aug. 23 Leo is represented by the Lion, while Virgo the virgin. With this combination you get an extroverted introvert. It is a strange combination of flamboyance and modesty. Leo is ruled by the Sun and Virgo Mercury. The elements associated with this cusp are fire and earth. They are warm hearted but great skeptics. They can be very jealous and not flirtatious. They are very detailed orientated and can pick up things others miss. They commit to helping others.

Virgo/Libra: born between Sept. 19 and Sept. 23 Virgo is represented by the virgin and Libra by scales. Virgo/Libra live to create harmony for themselves and others. They use their talents and skills for this. Mercury rules Virgo, while Venus rules Libra. This cusp combination is at their happiest when they are in a relationship. Their elements are Earth and Air. This make them intellectually oriented with excellent communication skills. They love to debate and pay attention to detail.

Libra/Scorpio: born between Oct.19 and Oct.23 Libra is represented by the Scales and Scorpio the Scorpion. Here is stinging justice personified. Libra/Scorpios strive for harmony through probing and investigation. They strive for justice like their scales represent but are also wary of being controlled like a Scorpion. This astrological cusp makes them set their own goals and agendas. Libra is ruled by Venus, Scorpio by Mars and Pluto. Libra is an air element and Scorpio water. This makes them devoted but often misunderstood as bossy and dictatorial. They are also spiritual and scientific which makes them one of the most powerful characters in the Zodiac.

Scorpio/Sagittarius: born between Nov.19 and Nov. 23 Scorpio is represented by the Scorpion and Sagittarius By the Archer. This cusp combination seeks truth and knowledge as well as the meaning of life. They are very determined and remain true to their opinions and judgments. Both Mars and Pluto rule Scorpio. Jupiter rules Sagittarius. This combination makes people born under this astrological cusp very powerful, generous and good humored. The elements associated with this cusp are Water and Fire. They can be both flirtatious and jealous. This is one of the most learned of the zodiac.

Sagittarius/Capricorn: born between Dec.19 and Dec.23 Sagittarius is represented by the Archer and Capricorn the Goat. This astrological cusp works hard to understand the world and even harder to master it. They tend to be very impulsive and independent. Sagittarius is ruled by Jupiter and Capricorn Saturn. This makes those born under this cusp very self-controlled, self-reliant as well as loyal and charitable. The elements associated with this cusp are Fire with Sagittarius and Earth with Capricorn. This makes them argumentative and blunt although their intention is to learn and not to offend others. Although devoted the can be flirtatious and playful.

Capricorn/Aquarius: born between Jan.19 and Jan 23 Capricorn is represented by a Goat and Aquarius the Water Bearer. Those born under this astrological cusp are friendly, humanitarian but detached. They work hard to bring their ideas to light and refuse to give up a cause. Capricorn is ruled by Saturn and Aquarius by Uranus and Saturn. These planets make these folks unpredictable and unconventional although they maintain institutions and traditions. Earth is Capricorns element and Air is Aquarius’s. Although broad minded people born under this cusp tend to stick to their beliefs. They are one of the most hardworking and innovative in the Zodiac.

Aquarius/Pisces: born between Feb.19 and Feb 23 Aquarius is represented by the Water Bearer and Pisces a pair of Fish. Those born under this cusp are selfless and spiritual. They are extremely intuitive and can tune in to the collective unconscious. This cusp represents the duality of life as in consciousness vs. unconsciousness. Uranus and Saturn rule Aquarius. Jupiter and Neptune rule Pisces. These planetary influences tend for those born to this cusp to be very spiritual. Sometimes they dream too much and tend to be impractical. They are adaptable and open-minded. The elements associated with this cusp are Air and Water. People under this cusp become timid to avoid emotional abuse. They also tend to be cold to those that are not intellectually on their wavelength.

Pisces/Aries: born between March 19 and March 23 A pair of Fish represents Pisces and the Ram represents Aries. This is a unique astrological cusp because although they help others they are also about their own needs. People under this cusp are also spiritual and intuitive. They like to be around others. Pisces is ruled by Jupiter and Neptune. Aries is ruled by Mars. Although they can easily take charge they get bored easy and can drop a project as quickly as they start it. The elements associated with this cusp are Water and Fire. Those born under this cusp tend to be elusive and don’t show their true emotions. They are also musically gifted. Their natural intuitiveness makes them one of the most understanding characters in the zodiac.