What is the ascendant?
If you draw a circle the motion of the Earth around the Sun (the Ecliptic plane) and the line from the center to the East, the ascendant is the point of intersection on the Eastern horizon. To determine where East helps the exact place of birth.
Zodiac sign (sun sign) reflects the external behavior of man toward the world in General, career, people. Moon in the sign refers to the internal features, what resources are available in the man and how he sees himself. The ascendant is the ulterior motives. Considering the concept from the point of view of psychology, the zodiac is the interaction with the world, moon sign - consciousness, and the ascendant - the subconscious.
How to calculate ascendant?
To calculate the ascendant using special tables and schematic drawings. Independently approximate the ascendant is calculated according to the exact time of sunrise and sunset on the day of birth of the person (see calendar).
Draw a zodiac circle. The starting point (sunrise) will be your sign of the zodiac. Every 2-4 hours after sunrise, the ascendant moves about one character clockwise.
It happens that the rise coincides with the sun sign. A person born at sunrise, your ascendant will be the sign equal to the sign of the zodiac. This is called double sign (for example, a double Sagittarius, etc.). This enhanced all the characteristics, both positive and negative.
The influence of the ascendant on the character
The ascendant is divided into male and female. Masculine signs are fire signs (Leo, Sagittarius, Aries) and air (Gemini, Libra, Aquarius), female – the water signs (Pisces, Cancer, Scorpio) and earth (Virgo, Taurus, Capricorn).
If women in female ascendant sign, it is beneficial to motherhood and nature in General. Appears smooth feel, softness, forgiveness, etc.
Male sign increases hard traits and volitional qualities. Male with male sign in the ascendant is a born fighter and a conqueror. When the signs change: man is born with a women's sign, and a woman with a male, it allows you to talk about the flexibility of the character – a man easily adapts to any situation (provided that the ascendant is not pronounced).
Pronounced female ascendant in man (Cancer, Pisces, Virgo) suppresses male energy, making the timid and shy man, driven in capable hands. But men (Leo, Aries, Scorpio) ascendant in a woman makes a woman adamant and somewhere rough.
A complete astrological chart, it has to be taking into account all features: typical-atypical zodiac sign (depending on the decade of birth), etc. it is Worth considering that science denies the influence of the horoscope on the nature and attributes of various matches on the strength of man's faith in the prediction.