Finding out your ascendant!

Written by Alison

While it is easy to find out your sun sign, finding out your ascendant or rising sign is more complicated.

The sun sign, which tells you about a person's personality, can be worked out from the date of birth, whilst the ascendant shapes the sign, giving impetus and direction in life.

Working out your ascendant is complicated because this is a factor involving not only the date, but also the time and place of birth. The notion of the time a person was born is very important because your rising sign can change in less than 4 minutes (at the beginning or end of a sign). Therefore, two people born on the same day will have the same sun sign, but will be subject to differing planetary influences, depending on their time and place of birth. A Leo with Leo rising will therefore have a very different personality from a Leo with Cancer rising.


The influence of the ascendant on your sign is undeniable. Find out how yours can guide, direct and stimulate you throughout your life. This is what reveals your personality and gives you the direction determining your development over the course of your life. It is your Inner Self, which over the years “learns” to express itself outwardly.

Whatever your sign, the Aries Ascendant makes you energetic and enthusiastic. You are active, independent, and ambitious, you project yourself into the future without thinking and with a lot of daring.
Impulsiveness dominates your decisions. You are not patient and you have trouble obeying. Boldness sometimes turns to recklessness.

Whatever your sign, the Taurus Ascendant gives you a persevering nature and your obstinacy often pays off. You are attracted to the healthy and simple things of life...nature, comfort, and good food.
At times you can be calculative or individualistic, sometimes even selfish, envious, or mean when you get angry.

Whatever your sign, the Gemini Ascendant gives you an alert and adaptable mentality. Intelligent and curious, your flexible character allows you to adapt easily to any situation.
You have a hard time supporting your efforts to succeed and you are often too critical. You risk hurting others.

Whatever your sign, the Cancer Ascendant gives you an imaginative, receptive mind and a friendly, hospitable, and benevolent temperament. Imagination and emotivity make you a valued confidant.
You are impressionable and become unhappy in a dark mood. You are also moody, your mood swings can destabilize those around you.

Whatever your sign, the Leo Ascendant gives you a powerful will and a proud and benevolent nature. You are creative and you instinctively differentiate between the true and the false. You hate mediocrity.
You like to appear, susceptible, you rarely recognize your wrongs and you do not like being contradicted. It's not easy to change your mind.

Whatever your sign, the Virgo Ascendant gives you a critical and inventive spirit. With great human qualities, you have a keen sense of duty, honesty, and kindness.
Often too modest, you underestimate your qualities, you get lost in details and your frankness sometimes translates into a lack of diplomacy.

Whatever your sign, the Libra Ascendant gives you an accommodating, caring, and friendly spirit. You seek the approval of your friends and, in return, you are very dedicated and ready for any compromise.
You hesitate too much in front of important choices, your need for balance slows you down considerably because you hate to live with any tensions.

Whatever your sign, the Scorpio Ascendant gives you a thoughtful, discreet mind, carried to a high ideal, accompanied by a proud and dignified line of conduct. You keep perfect control of yourself.
You can be cunning, secretive, resentful, jealous, or passionate. Your tongue is sharp and you love or hate without nuance.

Whatever your sign, the Sagittarius Ascendant gives you an energetic and benevolent spirit and an affectionate and demonstrative nature. You are loyal and sincere in your feelings. You are attracted to travel or those who are self-taught.
Too idealistic, you mock details, you sometimes lack the means to realize your high ideals. Beware of building castles in the sky!

Whatever your sign, the Capricorn Ascendant gives you a deep and thoughtful mind, full of tact and diplomacy. You are lucid and tenacious, logical and reasonable, you build your life slowly but surely.
You easily fall into the rut of routine and could easily become narrow-minded. You can hold grudges for a long time.

Whatever your sign, the Aquarius Ascendant gives you a sympathetic, compassionate mentality and you defend freedom. You can create and invent. You are not afraid of new technologies.
You sometimes act against your own reason, just to assert your independence. Under a calm and thoughtful appearance, you are impulsive.

Whatever your sign, the Pisces Ascendant gives you a very sensitive nature and an emotional mind. You often seek to help others, listen to them and show solidarity.
You often worry for nothing and you create a world where it is not easy for you to come out and face reality. Cornered, you can become aggressive.

If you don't know your ascendant, we suggest you next click on Find out your Ascendant putting in your date, place and time of birth!



22 comments - Finding out your ascendant!
(last message on the 24/10/2019 am31 03:31)



Susan
from the site Free-Horoscope.com
Posted the 24/10/2019 at 03h31

Sexyslim
Posted the 23/10/2019 at 04h48
I was born on November 28, 1970
Thanks for your comment. Here is the link to get your rising sign :
Free rising sign calculator Have a lovely day !
Sexyslim
Posted the 23/10/2019 at 04h48
I was born on November 28, 1970
Susan
from the site Free-Horoscope.com
Posted the 18/04/2019 at 05h19

Neetu
Posted the 18/04/2019 at 00h42
Hi I want to know when will I get to meet my companion
Dear Neetu, we do not answer to private questions on this page of comments. However, to get tips on your love life, you can have a look at your 2019 horoscope : 2019 yearly horoscope and on your personal astral forecasts
Your personalized astral forecast offered Have a nice day !
Neetu
Posted the 18/04/2019 at 00h42
Hi I want to know when will I get to meet my companion
Susan
from the site Free-Horoscope.com
Posted the 31/12/2018 at 05h02

Linda
Posted the 28/12/2018 at 08h51
I was born March 19th 1960 at 3:35 pm
Dear Linda, thanks for your comment. You should have a look at your rising sign :
Free rising sign calculator Have a nice day !
Linda
Posted the 28/12/2018 at 08h51
I was born March 19th 1960 at 3:35 pm
Susan
from the site Free-Horoscope.com
Posted the 24/12/2018 at 07h56

Jenny
Posted the 24/12/2018 at 04h48
I was born at 4:19am on 2-7&1984 tell me what that means and the meaning of my name Jennifer abernathy
Thanks Jenny for your comment ! You can have a quick look on your astral rising sign, here is the link :
Free rising sign calculator
Have a nice day !
Jenny
Posted the 24/12/2018 at 04h48
I was born at 4:19am on 2-7&1984 tell me what that means and the meaning of my name Jennifer abernathy
Jacqueline
Posted the 09/11/2018 at 06h45
Capricorn, Aquarius rising has me always in large groups, organizations. It also has me investigating society's solutions. It makes me, in general, a people person with a healthy outlook. Thanking your site for sharing your many views!
Susan
from the site Free-Horoscope.com
Posted the 16/07/2018 at 05h32

MARIEG
Posted the 12/07/2018 at 14h01
How can you find your Ascendant if you don't know what time you are born?
To get you ascendant you need to get the hours you were born. Without, it's not possible : Free rising sign calculator Have a nice day !
MARIEG
Posted the 12/07/2018 at 14h01
How can you find your Ascendant if you don't know what time you are born?
Crazytalk
Posted the 17/08/2017 at 12h01
Why do good people seem to suffer tradgedy to the extreme.and how can we continue with a more positive outlook without being depressed and wanting to just be done with this world
Tsombere
Posted the 07/02/2017 at 05h14
What does the future hold for me.I know that GOD knows my exact future.Do you think you can be definite to predict my future?
Susan
from the site Free-Horoscope.com
Posted the 13/10/2016 at 05h02

Starstruk
Posted the 13/10/2016 at 01h40
Rising sign?how will I no what it is and then what it means

Starstruk
Posted the 13/10/2016 at 01h40
Rising sign?how will I no what it is and then what it means
To know your rising sign, you only need to enter your date of birth and we’ll give you your ascendant (rising sign), it’s a point on a birth chart. Symbolically, this is your motivation, your goal and the place you want to have and your direction in life. Here is the link to find out your rising sign : Calculate your rising sign Have a good week Startruck.
Starstruk
Posted the 13/10/2016 at 01h40
Rising sign?how will I no what it is and then what it means
Susan
from the site Free-Horoscope.com
Posted the 02/02/2016 at 05h48

sruthi
Posted the 23/01/2016 at 04h54
need to know daily astrology
Here is the link to your daily horoscope : Your free daily horoscope Have a good day !

sruthi
Posted the 23/01/2016 at 04h54
need to know daily astrology
Susan
from the site Free-Horoscope.com
Posted the 19/01/2016 at 09h27

sidharth
Posted the 17/01/2016 at 09h56
Please let me know my assendent.
Here is the page to discover : Calculate your rising sign Have a good day !
Susan
from the site Free-Horoscope.com
Posted the 19/01/2016 at 09h17

ambily
Posted the 15/01/2016 at 09h34
In my life i never feel happiness always i face hurdles only eventhough I pray to god and hope not today tomarrow will bring a good and peaceful life but i dont know if it will come in my life. how i work hard to over come the financial burden but always it go vurnerable and dont get livelyhood. Now I am 42 complete why always god gives me hurdles only?So I have a doubt in god aswellas the horoscope if there is any meaning in it?
You should have a look on your Annual Horoscope, you will find several precious advices :) Horoscope 2016
sidharth
Posted the 17/01/2016 at 09h56
Please let me know my assendent.
ambily
Posted the 15/01/2016 at 09h38
my D.O.B 29.10.1972, night 11:36 PM, in kerala Kollam Dist.
ambily
Posted the 15/01/2016 at 09h34
In my life i never feel happiness always i face hurdles only eventhough I pray to god and hope not today tomarrow will bring a good and peaceful life but i dont know if it will come in my life. how i work hard to over come the financial burden but always it go vurnerable and dont get livelyhood. Now I am 42 complete why always god gives me hurdles only?So I have a doubt in god aswellas the horoscope if there is any meaning in it?
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