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Aries

A constellations of the zodiac, located between Pisces to the west and Taurus to the east. Its name is Latin for ram, and its symbol, representing a ram's horns.

The first astrological sign in the Zodiac(0° - 30°), named for the constellation of Aries, called "The Ram" in Hellenistic tradition, after the golden ram that rescued Phrixos, taking him to the land of Colchis. Aries is ruled by the planet Mars. Being the first sign in the zodiac, Aries is associated with the astrological first house.

In Western astrology, Aries is often considered a "masculine", positive (extrovert) sign. It is also considered a fire sign, and is one of four cardinal signs.

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