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Jan 13 - 13th Zodiac Sign (Changing dates to match 13 signs instead of 12)


 Jan 13 - 13th Zodiac Sign (Changing dates to match 13 signs instead of 12)
topic by GrezyNclean - 01-13-2011, 10:20 AM - Boxden > Non-headline articles, author commentary, documentaries, and more


So they switched up the zodiac signs due to the new alignment of the Sun, Earth, and Moon...


Capricorn: Jan. 20 - Feb. 16
Aquarius: Feb. 16 - March 11
Pisces: March 11- April 18
Aries: April 18- May 13
Taurus: May 13- June 21
Gemini: June 21- July 20
Cancer: July 20- Aug. 10
Leo: Aug. 10- Sept. 16
Virgo: Sept. 16- Oct. 30
Libra: Oct. 30- Nov. 23
Scorpio: Nov. 23- Nov. 29
Ophiuchus: Nov. 29- Dec. 17
Sagittarius: Dec. 17- Jan. 20

Astronomer Parke Kunkle tells NBC news that due to the Earth's changing alignment in the last 3000 years, the sign you are born into now are different than they were long ago. Plus, some astronomers believe there is a 13th Zodiac sign called Ophiuchus, which falls between Scorpio and Sagittarius.

"This is not something that happened today. This has gone on for thousands of years," says Kunkle. "Because of this change of tilt, the Earth is really over here in effect and Sun is in a different constellation than it was 3,000 years ago."

The constellation of Ophiuchus is located near the celestial equator and is typically depicted as a man wrangling a serpent. "Ophiuchus" means "serpent-bearer" in Greek. There are several different characters from Greek mythology that Ophiuchus is thought to represent, including Asclepius the healer, Trojan priest Laocoon, who was k!lled by sea serpents, and Phorbas, who saved the people of Rhodes from an infestation of serpents.

The sign Ophiuchus can be found in the Sidereal Zodiac, which is used by Jyotish (or Hindu) astrologers. The Sidereal Zodiac's astrological sign dates are similar to the dates listed below, depending on if the Sun is in a constellation or not.

So astrology enthusiasts should be using these dates, which reflect the current alignment of the Sun, Earth and stars


So I guess now I'm a Capricorn.....don't really care about my sign, but i thought it was interesting that they can change signs like this....

Ophiuchus, new Zodiac sign dates and your real astrological sign - Pop2it - Zap2it


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73 comments for "Jan 13 - 13th Zodiac Sign (Changing dates to match 13 signs instead of 12)"


 01-13-2011, 10:40 AMonline - #2
knowTHEledge 20 heat pts20

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!! that.
 01-13-2011, 10:41 AMaway - #3
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im born on may 13th does that make me an aries or a taurus
 01-13-2011, 10:42 AMaway - #4
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LOL at everyone who has gotten their "sign" tattooed on them hahahhahahhahha
 01-13-2011, 10:43 AMaway - #5
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its about time they finally added the snake...the zodiac been incorrect the whole time...
 01-13-2011, 10:48 AMaway - #6
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I don't wanna be a got dam taurus!!!!!!!!

:banghead:
 01-13-2011, 10:49 AMaway - #7
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I'm a Sagittarious now wtf? **still claiming Capricorn on the low**
 01-13-2011, 10:49 AMonline - #8
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:bsflag: Aquarius til my [rip]!

Edit: at there being 13 signs in a 12 month year. And Scorpio isn't even a week.
 01-13-2011, 10:58 AMaway - #9
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Ya right this !! made me a scorpio I was a Sag and now Scorpio only has 6 days, guy is smoking some good !! and making up !! as he gets high!
 01-13-2011, 11:00 AMaway - #10
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This has always been the case....There was a thread in the knowledge section about this with a link that lets you check the stars that we in the sky on the date you were born. When you put your birthday in, it shows you which sign you were born into and it's accurate with the list on here, not the typical zodiac chart that everyone knows about.
 01-13-2011, 11:12 AMaway - #11
Crookz 12 heat pts12

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the new age

i dont believe this !! anyway.... people always say ur traits depend on ur sign.
how's that !! gonna work now
 01-13-2011, 11:14 AMaway - #12
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But I'm such a Scorpio. I don't like this, man. I don't like this at all.
 01-13-2011, 11:19 AMaway - #13
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The details from the source link:



Your zodiac sign may not be what you think
Posted: Jan 12, 2011 7:14 AM EST Updated: Jan 12, 2011 07:14 AM EST

MINNESOTA: If you've ever read your horoscope, you may be interested in what at least one astronomer has to say about it. Turns out your sign may not really be your sign.

"This is not something that happened today. This has gone on for thousands of years," said astronomer Parke Kunkle.

The star doctors say Earth is currently in a different spot in relation to the Sun, and its equatorial alignment has changed from 3,000 years ago when the study of astrology began -- back when 12 zodiac signs were a$signed to 12 different periods of the year.

Those signs you were born into are different now because the Earth's wobble on its axis has created a one-month bump in the alignment of the stars, according to Kunkle.

"Because of this change of tilt, the Earth is really over here in effect and Sun is in a different constellation than it was 3,000 years ago."

What that means to you is a Virgo may now be a Leo, an Aquarius - a Capricorn, and a Taurus - an Aries.

"So I'm an Aries now, fabulous," said Jozsef Szathmary, reacting to the news.

Szathmary has gone from Taurus to Aries in stride, vowing to his sun alignment that he is ready to change.

"I'm a ball of sunshine....wherever the sun is at, that's where I'm at," he said.

And that is just the point. The Sun and Earth are moving surely and slowly, so the stars of your sign aren't the same as they were when that sign was a$signed to your birth thousands of years ago.

For your new sign, just subtract one spot on the list.

But, don't expect your horoscope reading to change. Scientists say this rotation has been known about since 500 B.C. and the horoscope calendar hasn't moved.

YOUR "REAL" HOROSCOPE

Astrology buffs should be using these dates, reflecting where the stars currently are aligned:

Capricorn: Jan. 20 - Feb. 16
Aquarius: Feb. 16 - March 11
Pisces: March 11- April 18
Aries: April 18- May 13
Taurus: May 13- June 21
Gemini: June 21- July 20
Cancer: July 20- Aug. 10
Leo: Aug. 10- Sept. 16
Virgo: Sept. 16- Oct. 30
Libra: Oct. 30- Nov. 23
Scorpio: Nov. 23- Nov. 29
Ophiuchus: Nov. 29- Dec. 17
Sagittarius: Dec. 17- Jan. 20
 01-13-2011, 11:30 AMaway - #14
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Scorpio: Nov. 23- Nov. 29

Dont make sense the rest all over 20 days!
 01-13-2011, 11:33 AMaway - #15
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itz no way im a virgo nowww libra Gzz up 2 the [rip] of me lol besidez i got it tatted :/
 01-13-2011, 11:33 AMaway - #16
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Originally Posted by AwolRJ
Scorpio: Nov. 23- Nov. 29

Dont make sense the rest all over 20 days!
That's what I'm saying. I'm not running with this broken calendar. It's only one dude saying that.. we need the National a$sociation of Astrologists and Television Psychics to overrule this crackpot.
 01-13-2011, 11:36 AMaway - #17
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im a muth!!in gemini?
 01-13-2011, 11:37 AMaway - #18
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@ the people with their sign tatted on em
 01-13-2011, 11:47 AMaway - #19
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Originally Posted by VerbalAssassin
:bsflag: Aquarius til my [rip]!

Edit: at there being 13 signs in a 12 month year. And Scorpio isn't even a week.
this...
 01-13-2011, 11:52 AMaway - #20
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I went from scorpio to Libra :wtf:
 
 


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