Fixed Stars in Astrology

23. Constellation – Virgo, the virgin



Virgo, the virgo, is the only female figure in the sky and has been associated with Virgin Mary and gods like Aphrodite, Ceres, Demeter, Ishtar or Isis.


– feminine qualities;

– material abundance.

Stars of Virgo


The most important stars from Virgo, in the order of magnitude are: Spica, Zavijava and Vindemiatrix.



23.1 Spica – 240 Libra 00′


Spica is the brightest star from Virgo, located on the ear of corn in maiden’s left hand.

Magnitude: 1,2

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 240 Libra 00′

Declination: 11S08′

Range of degrees with which can be in parans: Libra

Planetary nature: Venus/Mars

Official name: Alpha Virgo



– honor, fame, wealth;

– scientists, painters, musicians, writers;

– unfortunate for marriage;

– fertility, gifts, skills to do something outstanding.


23.2 Vindemiatrix – 100 Libra 06′


Vindemiatrix is the third brightest star from Virgo, located in the arm of the virgin.

Magnitude: 3,0

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 100 Libra 06′

Declination: 11N14′

Range of degrees with which can be in parans: from Virgo to Sagittarius

Planetary nature: Saturn/Mercury

Official name: Epsilon Virgo



– disgrace, stealing;

– widowers;

– mental concentration;

– to be a collector.