Aquarius Sign Dates and Traits
Aquarius is a constellation of the zodiac, between Capricornus and Pisces. Its name is Latin for "water-carrier" or "cup-carrier", and its old astronomical symbol is ♒︎ , a representation of water. Aquarius is one of the oldest of the recognized constellations along the zodiac (the Sun"s apparent path). It was one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy, and it remains one of the 88 modern constellations. It is found in a region often called the Sea due to its profusion of constellations with watery associations such as Cetus the whale, Pisces the fish, and Eridanus the river. At apparent magnitude 2.9, Beta Aquarii is the brightest star in the constellation.
The Aquarius men are inquisitive, open and adventurous. They love to travel, discover new things and meet new people. They also tend to make everyone embrace their opinions. This man is innovative, great conversationalist and great observer. Travelling the world is his hidden dream. The Aquarius man does have his eccentricities and is rarely complying with the rules. Although sociable, he finds it hard to open his heart to another person.
The Aquarius women are in a word complicated. They are complex beings with great personalities. They have a visionary approach to life that is not always easy to understand. They are popular and entertaining and tend to sacrifice their own desires for a higher humanitarian purpose. Miss Aquarius is enigmatic and unpredictable but also very romantic and emotional. These are smart, independent women whom lead their lives by their own convictions.
Those born under the Aquarius star sign are loyal and pleasing personalities. They are curious and introspective persons, genuinely interested and careful to how they live their lives. Their biggest strength is represented by the fact they are so honest and hard working. These people are full of candor and enthusiasm so it is very easy for everyone to like them. Other Aquarius qualities include them being sociable and their broad minds, interested in learning new things. They not only have a pleasing personality but they are also quick to catch new information and are also altruistic enough to share what they know with those around them. A victorious Aquarius knows how to make use of their dependability and popularity amongst their peers to improve their lives.
Learning when to stop dwelling in past mistakes or in their own faults and weaknesses is one thing Aquarius needs to do. They are at times impractical and stubborn with their fixed ideas. They are aloof at heart but they try to hide their awkwardness by being overly sociable and friendly. They are prone to mood changes and can become nervous when other people don’t agree with what they have to say about something. They are cold and detached because they keep avoiding showing any kind of true emotion to other people. Aquarius weaknesses include being easily distracted and even easier to irritate. They sometimes act quite eccentrically and other times they lack any common sense logic. Aquarius individuals can make their life better if they stop acting like they know it all because it not only drives people away but they tend to become very arrogant and self sufficient.