Capricorn Dates: December 21 to January 21
Ruling Planet: Saturn
Colors: Black, dark brown and charcoal grey
Birthstone: Ruby, black tourmaline, lapis lazuli, black onyx
Lucky Numbers: 10, 1, 8
Most Compatible With: Scorpio and Taurus
Capricorns are physically strong and can endure almost anything. Capricorn personality traits reveal that same strength and endurance. They are usually successful and accomplished individuals with true integrity. Capricorn is about setting goals and the commitment to excellence. The Capricorn personality embodies the ability to go it alone, be devoted to duty, fulfill your responsibilities, and ultimately reach the heights of achievement and the recognition that come from hard work.
Capricorns are ambitious, accomplished, and responsible. Additional positive traits include:
Like every other zodiac sign, Capricorns also have more challenging traits, including:
Capricorns are known for being hard workers who are quite successful. Along with their work ethic, Capricorns are also willing to do what it takes to succeed and are willing to sacrifice many things in order to meet their ambitions. Because of this, they are often highly successful in their career of choice.
The Capricorn symbol, or glyph, looks like an "N" with a loop at the end. The Capricorn animal symbol is the sea-goat. Like a sea-goat, Capricorn is the master of two worlds. Once a Capricorn's goal is set, they'll climb the highest peaks and swim the widest ocean, while keeping their head above water and not drowning in a sea of emotions in order to reach that goal.
Capricorn Love and Compatibility
When it comes to love, Capricorns are cautious. You have to earn their love and gain their trust, but once you have proved worthy of their love, they are loyal, faithful, responsible, protective, and committed to the end.
Capricorn compatibility is strongest with other earth signs, and they are likely to have the happiest and most fulfilling relationships with a Scorpio or a Taurus. Capricorns are attracted to reserved, intelligent, and ambitious individuals who are independent and goal-oriented.
The Capricorn constellation is a group of fixed stars that form an image that looks somewhat like the sea-goat. Although not the same as the astrological sign of Capricorn, the ancients used the legends and myths surrounding Capricornus to give definition to the sign of Capricorn.
The Capricorn Experience
In the Western Hemisphere, Capricorn's season marks the longest night of the year and the beginning of winter. Effort, strain, struggle, and dark problematic conditions are not foreign to a Capricorn or to those with a Capricorn Moon, they are part of the Capricorn experience. Capricorn is the sign of testing and proving one's ability to survive and thrive on the coldest winter night.