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Jul 23 – Aug 22
(the lion) is a constellation of the zodiac. Leo lies between
dim Cancer to the west and Virgo to the east.
This constellation contains many bright stars, such as Regulus
(the lion's heart), Denebola and Algieba. Many other fainter
stars have been named has well which make up the asterism
known as the Sickle. These fainter stars represent the head
and the mane
of the lion. In Greek mythology,
it corresponds to the Nemean Lion who was killed by Hercules
during one of his quests. The Egyptians worshipped the lion
because the sun was in this constellation at the time of the
life-giving floods of the Nile.
astrological sign Leo (July 23 - August 22) is associated
with the constellation. In some cosmologies, Leo is associated
with the classical element Fire, and thus called a Fire Sign
(with Aries and Sagittarius). Leo is a Fixed Fire sign. Like
all Fire signs, Leo is concerned with expressing identity.
Being a fixed sign, Leo is pretty sure that it knows who it
is, and now it wants to be able to show other people and gain
approval for it. Planets in Leo become more creative, warm,
generous, and outgoing, as long as other people appreciate
them for it, that is!
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