Taken from Astrology Insight.
Capricorn Personality Profile
The practical and prudent Capricorn sun sign
will be the first to tell you if your new idea just does not make common sense. They are great refiners, taking people creative ideas and fine tuning them, adding direction and practical application.
These people are very ambitious and disciplined. They will climb the corporate ladder steadily, and with honor. You can count on them to get the job done and to go well above and beyond the call of duty.
The show extreme patience when dealing with short tempered people, they can listen to a long winded rant and still stay cool and calm.
They have a very good personality, and have a great sense of humor. Capricorn’s humor is more a sarcastic, and dead pan type humor, but works very well because they have what it takes to pull it off.
The Capricorn person is typically a very pleasing person to meet. They are often attractive and very neat in appearance, possessing the most endearing manners. Being a disciplined sort, they are not very easily excited and tend to be the ones to take charge in emergency situations. Persons born of this sign are often seen as being diplomatic, cautious by nature, thoughtful and reserved. They may demonstrate some initial timidity, but as they become more sure of themselves they are expressive, have a great personality and are aggressive by nature. They tend to be proud, loyal, mild tempered and sympathetic to others. Their mild manner helps keep them in check rather than showing aggressive anger. Capricorns tend to get angrier at small things rather than big ones.
Capricorn Health Concerns
Capricorns sometimes tend to become bogged down in long periods of work which can drag their health down proportionally. By recognizing the stress they are under, the realization that more play time is needed is crucial to restoring one’s health
Capricorn rules over bones, skin and joints. some of the Capricorn medical concerns are arthritis, rheumatism, skin concerns and eczema, bone diseases, knee injuries and depression.
Capricorn’s competitiveness and desire to achieve success mist be tempered with a defined diet and exercise regimen to avoid the fatigue of work which tends to drag their immune system down. The common cold is just one example of a health concern that must be treated early on so as to avoid having other typically good physical constitution interrupted.
Capricorns Can Be Very Jealous in Affairs of Love
Capricorns tend to be idealistic when it comes to love. They are selfish when it comes to objects of their affection and are prove to unreasonable jealousy. They must learn that life and love are both practical matters and not just ideals.
Capricorns Should Choose Work That is Challenging
Capricorns should engage themselves in work that allows expression of mind and body since they are blessed with excellent financial and executive abilities, they are very capable of being successful in their own business.
The Constellation Capricorn
Capricornus (or Capricorn) is usually translated as “The Sea Goat” or “The Goat-Fish”, although the name literally means horned goat. The constellation is ancient, and was one of the earliest members of the zodiac, perhaps transferred to the heavens from far older earthly concerns.
Horned animals…were worshipped icons in the prehistoric Near East, as seen on pottery as far back as 5500 BC. Often these animals appeared with pictorial representations of the ‘Tree of Life’ and lunar or astral symbols. That is, for thousands of years— as attested by both pottery and cylinder seals— this horned animal played a central part in some mythology which involved the heavens….
The constellation Capricorn represents the tenth Zodiac sign. According to Greek mythology, Capricorn is portrayed as a fish-tailed goat, Amaltheia, who nursed the baby Zeus who was in hiding from his evil father Cronos. Zeus became lord of the Gods and took one of Capricorn’s horns which came to be known as cornucopia, the horn of plenty. The horn was said to abound with whatever fortune its owner desired. Amalthia was rewarded with a place in the heavens by Zeus.
Capricorn Constellation Stars
Representing a goat, often shown with a fish’s tail, this group of stars is most visible in late summer, from the Earth’s Northern Hemisphere. It is home to the distant Globular Cluster M30. The brightest star in Capricorn is the planet Saturn. Nashira, Dabih and Algedi are the main stars in the constellation. Algedi is the bright star seen with Dabih just down and to the left and Nashire to the right.
Here are some interesting Capricorn facts:
- Ruling planet is Saturn
- Deep red is the primary color
- Birthstone is Garnet
- Lucky day is Saturday
- Lucky numbers are three and seven
- Lucky color is dark green
- Best location for success are secluded areas away from noise and excitement