Orbit

Definition of Orbit

An orbit is a journey of a sphere in the universe around another planet, star, or moon. Our own solar system orbits around the Sun, and our own Moon orbits around planet Earth. Different heavenly bodies have orbits of different lengths, with the Moon taking approximately 29 days to orbit the Earth, but Pluto taking almost 250 years to orbit the Sun! An astrologer calculates the orbit of a planet, star, moon, or asteroid when interpreting any astrology chart.

TERM OF THE DAY

Sun Sign

Your Sun sign is the sign of the zodiac where the Sun was at the time you were born. In astrology, it makes up one-third of your primal triad. In your natal chart, the Sun represents your personality and countenance. This is why more importance is placed on it than on the other planets and features, and why your daily horoscope is written for your Sun sign. There are 12 signs of the zodiac, each one with its own attributes and qualities. Since the Sun is in a particular sign when you were born, your personality will reflect many of that sign's traits. 

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