Capricorn: The Wise Elder of the Zodiac

Capricorn embodies pragmatism, ambition, and responsible qualities. As the determined achiever of the zodiac, it is focused on making steady progress, driven by practical goals, and constantly seeking to build structures that last.

So, what should you know about the sign of Capricorn? Keep reading to find out!


  • Capricorn is an earth element sign with a cardinal modality.
  • The Sun graces Capricorn from December 22nd to January 19th.
  • Saturn rules this practical, determined, and disciplined sign.
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Capricorn Facts

DatesDecember 22 – January 19
SymbolThe Seagoat
Ruling PlanetSaturn
HouseTenth House (House of Career)
Keyboard Glyph
QualityDisciplined, responsible
Key TraitsAmbitious, practical, patient, wise
WeaknessesPessimistic, rigid, controlling
Opposite SignCancer

Capricorn Traits

What defines the soul of Capricorn and what shapes its personality?

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Capricorn Strengths

Discover the strengths that Capricorn embodies.

Capricorn Weaknesses

What strengths and pitfalls should Capricorn watch out for?

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Triple Capricorn

What happens when your Sun, Moon, and 1st House all land in this earthy sign?

Capricorn Celebrities

  • Kate Middleton
  • Zayn Malik
  • Michelle Obama
  • Eddie Redmayne
  • Jared Leto
  • Timothée Chalamet
  • Dave Chappelle
  • Dolly Parton
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Muhammad Ali