"The Scales"

September 24th - October 23rd

Libra is an astrological sign and is the seventh sign of the zodiac. Libra is classed as a Positive or masculine, extrovert sign; its element is Air and its Quality is Cardinal. Traditionally in astrology Libra is ruled by the planet Venus.

The sign opposite of Libra is Aries.

Under the tropical zodiac, Libra may be occupied by the Sun at any time from September 23 → October 23. However, it is widely accepted, especially in mainstream media, that Libra starts on the 23rd of September and ends on the 22nd of October. Under the sidereal zodiac, it ends on November 15. The corresponding month in the Babylonian calendar is Tišritum, dedicated to Shamash (the Sun). Libra, (The Scales of Balance), is the only symbol of the zodiac that is inanimate (it is not represented by an animal or person). House (astrology) the 7th House is the house the Libran rules, in the 7th House dates are occupied on December 22 → February 3.