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Your Rising Sign Might Unlock Tons Of Mysteries About Your Personality

Women's Health Logo By Caroline Shannon-Karasik of Women's Health | Slide 1 of 13: You’re probably pretty familiar with your zodiac (or sun) sign. After all, you need something to blame for your erratic behavior last Thursday, amirite? But you might be less familiar with your rising sign-the sign that was approaching the Earth’s horizon at the moment you were born, says Courtney O'Reilly, an astrologist at Vibrant Soul Astrology. It’s a pretty precise calculation, so you’ll need to know your exact time of birth in order to determine what your rising sign is, O’Reilly says, adding that it’s important to avoid “guesstimating” in order to assure accuracy. “Your rising sign blends with your sun and moon sign to give you a more accurate snapshot of your personality,” says astrologer Taanaz Chubb, author of My Pocket Mantras and founder of Forever Conscious.“You could say your rising sign is the version of yourself that you present to someone before they really get to know you.” So yeah, call mom and dad, or track down that birth certificate. Once you determine exactly when you arrived Earth-side, you can calculate your chart for free on a site like astro.com. Here's what your rising sign says about you:

You’re probably pretty familiar with your zodiac (or sun) sign. After all, you need something to blame for your erratic behavior last Thursday, amirite?

But you might be less familiar with your rising sign-the sign that was approaching the Earth’s horizon at the moment you were born, says Courtney O'Reilly, an astrologist at Vibrant Soul Astrology. It’s a pretty precise calculation, so you’ll need to know your exact time of birth in order to determine what your rising sign is, O’Reilly says, adding that it’s important to avoid “guesstimating” in order to assure accuracy.

“Your rising sign blends with your sun and moon sign to give you a more accurate snapshot of your personality,” says astrologer Taanaz Chubb, author of My Pocket Mantras and founder of Forever Conscious.“You could say your rising sign is the version of yourself that you present to someone before they really get to know you.”

So yeah, call mom and dad, or track down that birth certificate. Once you determine exactly when you arrived Earth-side, you can calculate your chart for free on a site like astro.com. Here's what your rising sign says about you:

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