mars.jpgThe physical Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second smallest planet from our Solar system.

It is the ruler of Aries and Scorpio


In the horoscope Mars symbolizes:

– the process by which we fight to impose our position, to take what we need;

– the process by which we maintain our separate identity, by which we defend our individuality;

 – energy, fight, competition, aggression, adrenalin; 


Strengths for people with a dominant Mars in their horoscope

– confidence, energy, courage, power to show themselves to others, power to impose themselves on others;

– determination, power to convince others;

– people who like to be in action, to make sport, to live a challenging life;


Weaknesses for people with a dominant Mars in their horoscope

– difficulties in relationships, problems to collaborate with others at work or in other situations;

– people who act before thinking, relentless people.


Weaknesses for people with a weak Mars in their horoscope

– fear, people which don’t have enough courage, force to impose themselves; 

– lack of energy, passivity, lack of initiative;

Famous people with a dominant Mars in their horoscope

Cristiano Ronaldo (February 5, 1985 – Ascendant with Mars in Aries), Steven Seagal (April 10, 1952 – Sun, Mercury, Venus and Jupiter in Aries, Mars in Scorpio), Toni Blair (May 6, 1953 – Ascendant with Mars in Gemini).




Characteristics and behaviour

– it represents a evolution of the relation established by Libra, rather a superficial and rational one, by adding feelings and intensity;

– they like to live intense, nothing will be done superficially;

– they like to investigate, to research, to find what is hidden, they like mystery and mysticism;

– they are fighters, not so straight like Aries, it is more about mental power, and won’t give up anything easy;

-often seek revenge, if they are hurt.


More about Scorpio:

Scorpio profession and their behaviour at work

Scorpio Sabian Symbols

Fixed Stars placed in tropical Scorpio


Quote: "I will make this relation valuable"

Keywords: determination, concentration, feelings, emotions, intense living, competition, emotional support, transformation, secrets.   

Season: Fall, 23 October – 21 November

Zodiac Element: Water

Ruler: Mars

Metal: Steel

Stone: Topaz, Opal

Color: Purple, gold

Anatomy part ruled by Scorpio: Genital organs, bladder


Famous people with Sun in Scorpio

Pablo Picasso (October 25, 1881), Bill Gates (October 28, 1955), Diego Maradona (October 30, 1960), Demi Moore (November 11, 1962), Leonardo di Caprio (November 11, 1974), Danny de Vito (November 17, 1944), Theodore Roosevelt (October 27, 1858).