Aquarius (The Water Carrier)
21st January – 19th February
This well-known constellation of the zodiac
represents a youth pouring water from a jar.
Leo (The Lion)
24th July – 23rd August
A majestic zodiac constellation depicting the lion
that Hercules killed as one of his twelve labours.
Pisces (The Fishes)
20th February – 20th March
Pisces represents the twelfth and final stage
in the evolution of man and his place in the
Virgo (The Virgin)
24th August – 23rd September
This is the largest constellation of the zodiac and
the only one to represent a female figure. Amongst
others, she has been identified as Dike, the Greek
goddess of Justice.
Aries (The Ram)
21st March – 20th April
Aries depicts the ram with the golden fleece,
famous from Greek mythology, and is a
Libra (The Scales)
24th September – 23rd October
One of the constellations of the zodiac and
associated with Themis, the Greek goddess of
Taurus (The Bull)
21st April – 21st May
A highly impressive constellation of the
zodiac, which is said to represent the Greek
god Zeus disguised as a bull.
Scorpio (The Scorpion)
24th October – 22nd November
A beautiful constellation of the zodiac, depicting the
scorpion that, in Greek mythology, killed Orion with
its sting. The old version of its name, Scorpio, is
only used in astrology.
Gemini (The Twins)
22nd May – 21st June
A Zodiac constellation depicting the twins
Castor and Pollux who sailed with the
Argonauts in search of the golden fleece and
who were later regarded by the ancient
Greeks as patron saints of seafarers.
Sagittarius (The Archer)
23rd November – 22nd December
A zodiac constellation located on the Milky Way in
the direction of the centre of the galaxy. It depicts
Crotus, the son of the Greek god Pan and the
inventor of archery, aiming his bow at a scorpion -
neighbouring constellation Scorpius.
Cancer (The Crab)
22nd June – 23rd July
Zodiac constellation representing the crab
that, in Greek mythology, was crushed by
Hercules during his battle with the multiheaded Hydra.
Capricorn (The Sea Goat)
23rd December – 20th January
Smallest constellation of the zodiac, depicting a
fish-tailed goat. In Greek myth it is linked with the
goat-like god Pan, who turned his lower half into a
fish to escape the sea monster Typ