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Sagittarius-Capricorn Cusp: A Perceptive & Practical Mix

Patricia Lantz C.Ht.
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The Sagittarius-Capricorn cusp is known as the "Cusp of Prophecy." This cusp is where the Sagittarius truth seeker combines with pragmatic and hardworking Capricorn. Those born on the Sagittarius-Capricorn cusp are quirky, offbeat individuals who are tempestuous visionaries and people influencers who live for something beyond themselves and are determined to succeed in life.

Sagittarius-Capricorn Cusp Dates

If you were born from December 20th- 22nd, you might have been born on the Sagittarius-Capricorn cusp. However, each year the Sun changes signs on a slightly different date and time, which means you'll need a timed calculated birth chart to know for sure. If your Sun is on the last three degrees of Sagittarius (27th, 28th, or 29th degree), you were born on the Sagittarius-Capricorn cusp. However, cusp dates vary from source to source. Some even say if you were born in the days following the Sun's entrance into Capricorn, you were born on the cusp. However, the first three degrees of Capricorn are very different from the last three degrees on Sagittarius due to the astrological Decans.

Sagittarius-Capricorn Personality Traits

Sagittarius-Capricorns are outgoing, optimistic, generous, and very lucky individuals. They have a commanding presence, a robust work ethic, and tremendous self-confidence. At their best, they are a blend of enthusiasm, common sense, high aspirations, and have a "whistle while you work" attitude about life.

Sagittarius-Capricorn Personality Traits

Sagittarius and Capricorn

Sagittarius is the Mutable Fire sign of the zodiac, ruled by Jupiter. Capricorn is the Cardinal Earth sign ruled by Saturn, is somber, serious, responsible, and hardworking.

Mutable Fire and Cardinal Earth

The energy of Sagittarius' Mutable Fire driven forward by Capricorn's ambitious Cardinal Earth creates a cheerful, adaptable individual who emanates warmth and light, but is also stable, practical, good in a crisis, and can do anything they set their minds to. This combo creates a Sagittarian that is adaptable, quick learning, and eager. This is a Sagittarian who can set the earth on fire.

Hands holding a globe on fire

Planetary Influence

Jupiter, the ruler of Sagittarius, is the great benefic and joyful do-gooder. Saturn, the ruler of Capricorn, is somber, serious, responsible, and hardworking. The Sagittarius-Capricorn cusp is also in the Leo Decan of Sagittarius, ruled by the radiant Sun. Under the influence of Jupiter, Saturn, and the Sun, Sagittarius-Capricorns are confident and courageous, have integrity, are gifted with a bright and shiny personality, and love to showcase and be recognized for their talents.

Sagittarius-Capricorn Compatibility

Romantically, Sagittarius-Capricorns are devoted and loyal to their partners, and their joy and enthusiasm for life are highly infectious. The best astrological match for these free-spirited, social, and ambitious individuals is probably a Libra. Libra is an intelligent and sociable individual who can match a Sagittarian-Capricorn's adventurous, ambitious nature. Due to Capricorn's influence, Sagittarians born on the cusp, like Libra, are marriage-minded and will work hard to overcome any difficulties in a relationship and make it the best and most beautiful it can be.

Sagittarius-Capricorn Celebrities

Jane Fonda, born December 21, 1937, with her Sun at 29°19" Sagittarius, is an excellent example of an individual born on the Sagittarius-Capricorn cusp. She's a fearless and determined visionary who, in March 2020, was honored by Visionary Women with the organization's Visionary Activist Award. Rosanna Arquette introduced Fonda by calling her "a true force of nature," "a faithful and fearless female," and,"the original influencer.

Other Famous Sagittarius-Capricorns:

  • Emmanuel Macron: Born December 21, 1977, Sun at 29°25" Sagittarius
  • Phil Donahue: Born December 21, 1935, Sun 28°53" Sagittarius
  • Jake Gyllenhaal: Born December 19, 1980, Sun 28°26" Sagittarius
  • Alyssa Milano: Born December 19, 1972, Sun 27°42" Sagittarius
  • Frank Zappa: Born December 21, 1940, Sun 29°28" Sagittarius

The Budding Sagittarius-Capricorn Personality

It's said by social psychologists that important personality traits develop by age six. The progressed Sun, which represents your ever growing and evolving personality, moves one degree forward in your birth chart each year. This is the logic behind the cusps. If your Sun is on the last three degrees of Sagittarius, between ages 0-3 your budding Sagittarian personality began integrating some of Capricorn's characteristics. Sagittarian traits will always lead the way, but by the time you entered school you had become a bit of a blend of Sagittarius and Capricorn.

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Sagittarius-Capricorn Cusp: A Perceptive & Practical Mix