Astronomers from the Minnesota Planetarium Society reported a change in astrological signs as a result of the tilt of Earth, all thanks to a thirteenth star identified as Ophiuchus or Serpentarius. Astronomers from the Planetarium have determined that the tilt of the Earth's axis as it revolvesd around the sun has shifted significantly due to the moon's gravitational pull on the earth. The alignment of the stars, per researchers at the Planetarium, have changed due to the earth's precession, or the wobble of the earth's axis. This shift in axis has launched a massive astrological overhaul plaguing many who believe in astrology. Parke Kuncle, a board member of the Minnesota Planetarium Society, offered to ABC News: "Astronomers have known about this since 130 BC. Hipparchus was able to determine this would happen. It astounds me that this has taken off the way it has in the last day or two."
Ophiuchus has caused quite the controversy among astrology followers as the "new addition" has shaken up zodiac signs based upon the "psuedoscience" of astrology.
Kunkle also offered: "Three thousand years ago the sun was 'in' whatever it was in. Now it's about a whole constellation off from that." And for the first time since the Babylonian era, astronomers and astrologists are in agreement: they both predicted this.
In ancient Babylonian days, when astrologers first charted the skies, people used the science of astronomy to predict when to plant crops, harvest fields, and other nature based activities. Though similar, astrology uses the position of the planets, sun, and moon, to predict people's personalities and moments in history. The relevance today has shifted the dates of astrology (though astronomy is unaffected.)
Per the Minnesota Planetarium Society, Zodiac signs should be:
Capricorn: January 20 - February 16
Aquarius: February 16 - March 11
Pisces: March 11 - April 18
Aries: April 18 - May 13
Taurus: May 13 - June 21
Gemini: June 21 - July 20
Cancer: July 20 - August 10
Leo: August 10 - September 16
Virgo: September 16 - October 30
Libra: October 30 - November 23
Scorpio: November 23 - November 29
Ophiuchus: November 29 - December 17
Sagittarius: December 17 - January 20