Sagittarius is an astrological sign, which originated from the constellation Sagittarius, and is the 9th sign of the Zodiac. Sagittarius is classed as a Positive or masculine, extrovert sign; its element is fire and its quality is mutable. Traditionally, in astrology, Sagittarius is ruled by the planet Jupiter.
The opposite sign to Sagittarius is Gemini.
Under the tropical zodiac, Sagittarius is occupied by the Sun from November 23rd → December 21st, and under the sidereal zodiac, it is currently from December 16th → January 14th. In House (astrology) the 9th house is the house the Sagittarian rules, and dates occupied for the house is occupied on March 6th → April 19th. The corresponding month in the Babylonian calendar is Arax Kislimu, dedicated to Nergal.