But a particular way in which the Earth wobbles around the Sun paired with a missing constellation could throw all of this out the window — NASA explained why. The Babylonian established 12 constellations in the zodiac calendar despite the fact there were actually 13 zodiacs. The Babylonians ignored the fact that the Sun actually moves through 13 constellations.
Ophiuchus is the missing 13th constellation avoided by the Babylonians so that the zodiac would fit their pre-existing month calendar. The zodiac constellations are also different shapes and sizes, meaning the Sun spends varying amounts of time in each. For instance, the line extending from the Earth through the Sun towards Virgo lasts around 45 days.
There is also the issue of precession and the Sun no longer moving through the sky in the same way it did 3, years ago. As the Earth barrels around the Sun, the planet wobbles on its orbit as a result of the gravitational attraction between the Moon and the equatorial bulge. As a result, the zodiac constellations have moved their positions to be approximately one month out of synch with your daily horoscopes. Orion apparently claimed he would kill every creature on Earth.
The Olympian gods, not too keen on this notion, summoned a giant scorpion to kill him. The two fought so long and hard that both were placed in the heavens to honor their toughness.
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Cancers need to ease into a change, see it for what it is, and accept it the best that they can. Leos are best at the kind of change they have control over.
If change is thrust upon them, they may be resistant at first. However, Leos tend to face change head-on rather than trying to avoid it.
Change can be challenging for them, but they're not the type to run away from it. Leos know they can't stop it from happening.
Virgos may not love unexpected change and it can stress them out. While they know logically that change is inevitable and that in the long-run change can be beneficial, it's still difficult for it not to knock Virgo off their game.
If they can prepare for a change, they're able to handle it okay, but if it's a change that comes out of nowhere, it's going to take Virgo some time to process. Libras like the fact that change shakes things up a bit and keeps them interesting. When change is good for the environment or people's lives, Libra is completely on board, but if it's something that affects them personally, they're not a fan of change.
If their favorite bagel shop goes out of business or their favorite TV show is canceled, they will practically go into mourning. Scorpio is another sign who is much more comfortable with change if it's in their control, but if it's not, it can cause them anxiety and make them feel out-of-balance. They tend to be mature and wise, and deep down they know change is going to happen whether they approve of it or not.
If Sagittarius was in control of the Universe, things would change all the time — they love change. Change is a very positive force for Sagittarius, and it keeps them excited and energized.