Why your zodiac sign is probably wrong
January 26, 2020
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James Kaler, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(THE CONVERSATION) I was born a Capricorn (please don't judge me), but the Sun was in the middle of Sagittarius when I was born.
As a professor emeritus of astronomy, I am often asked about the difference between astrology and astronomy. The practice of astrology, which predicts one's fate and fortune based on the positions of the Sun, Moon, stars and planets, dates back to ancient times. It was intermingled with the scien...