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The first zodiac sign is Aries ,the 2nd is Taurus, the 5th is Leo ,the sixth is Virgo ,so on.Do you know why they are called so.

Asked by Anamika, 03 Nov '08 11:39 am
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It is because of shape they appear in the galaxy...
Answered by happyness, 03 Nov '08 11:39 am

 
  
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No i know only thing that i m scorpion
Answered by SHASHIBHUSHAN, 03 Nov '08 11:41 am

 
  
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ZODIAC (o ituKAos, from 'Cv&cov, " a little animal "), in astronomy and astrology, an imaginary zone of the heavens within which lie the paths of the sun, moon and principal planets. It is bounded by two circles equidistant from the ecliptic, about eighteen degrees apart; and it is divided into twelve signs, and marked by twelve constellations. These twelve constellations, with the symbols of the signs which correspond to them, are as follows: - Gordon and Zobeir met in Cairo on the 25th and 26th of January (see Egypt No. 12 of 1884) and Gordon from that time onward asked for Zobeir's help. It was not, however, until the 10th of March that his wish was made public, in a telegram from Khartum published in The Times. XXVIII. 32 The signs - the Greek &oSKaT t6pca - are geometrical divisions thirty degrees in extent, counted from the spring equinox in the direction of the sun's progress through them. The whole series accordingly shifts westward through the effect of ...more
Answered by Indra Datta, 03 Nov '08 11:43 am

 
  
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Because of their shape as they seen in galaxy
Answered by kuldeep, 03 Nov '08 11:43 am

 
  
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Due to their appearance in the galaxy
Answered by Bullet, 03 Nov '08 11:42 am

 
  
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Its the nature of the person,born under that sign.
Answered by prahlad desai, 03 Nov '08 11:40 am

 
  
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