Libra Dates: September 23 to October 22
Ruling Planet: Venus
Colors: Soft hues such as pink, aqua, and lavender
Birthstone: Lapis lazuli, opal, peridot, agate
Lucky Numbers: 6, 15, 24, 33
Most Compatible With: Libra, Gemini
Libra Personality Traits
Are you a typical Libra? Libras are outgoing and charming. They tend to be light-hearted, spontaneous, and fun. However, they may also come across as being overly logical and even unemotional or detached at times. Like all signs of the zodiac, Libra personality traits are both positive and negative. Libra's positive characteristics include the following:
Of course, Libra has a dark side as well. For example, Libra can be vain and self-involved. Their desire to be people pleasers can also lead to poor personal boundaries, and they have a tendency to be insecure and passive aggressive with a propensity to gossip. Additional negative Libra traits include:
Libra has both a symbol and a glyph. The symbol for Libra is the scales, which represent justice, balance, and harmony. The glyph for Libra represents the rising and setting sun since Libra begins at the autumnal equinox when the days and nights have equal length.
Libra Love and Compatibility
Libra compatibility with other signs may depend on what else is in the individual's chart; however, Libra sun signs tend to be more compatible with certain astrological signs than others.
For example, Libra is most compatible with the following signs:
Constellation Libra consists of stars forming a set of balanced scales, which represent the ideas of justice, harmony, and balance. Among the stars in the Libra constellation is the oldest known star in the universe, Methuselah.
Getting to Know Libra
Want to know more about Libra? Discover what it means to have a Libra ascendant (rising) in your chart or how having Libra as a Moon sign manifests. As with other zodiac signs, Libras have a set of characteristics and traits that are prevalent, but other chart factors will affect the Libra sun sign as well, so they're all different.