Horoscope Still Accurate As It Ever Was (Earth Current)

Signs of the zodiac outside a shop in the Netherlands. Photo courtesy of NGS

The Minnesota Tribune set off a disturbance in the heavens as it reported that the zodiac is out of whack. The sky that the ancient Babylonians based the zodiac has changed because of the earth’s wobble.

But this misalignment of the stars has been known for a long time. The zodiac that is used to day is in fact based on the tropical zodiac codified by Ptolemy in the second century A.D.

Wobbly Earth Means Your Horoscope Is Wrong Live Science

No, your zodiac sign hasn’t changed CNN

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