Nocturnal Signs

Science / Astrology / Nocturnal Signs: Signs whose natural positions are in the nocturnal or northern hemisphere of a horoscope: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo and Virgo. Also called northern signs.

Nocturnal

Science / Astrology / Nocturnal: From the Latin nocturnus, of night. Refers to the lower (northern) hemisphere of a horoscope, the 'night' section, that part of the heavens that falls below Earth's horizon. MORE

Nocturnal Arc

Science / Astrology / Nocturnal Arc: The time expressed in right ascension that it takes a planet or degree of the zodiac to move from its setting point on the horizon to its rising point. MORE

Nocturnal Signs

Science / Astrology / Nocturnal Signs: Signs whose natural positions are in the nocturnal or northern hemisphere of a horoscope: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo and Virgo. Also called northern signs. MORE

Negative Signs

Science / Astrology / Negative Signs: Earth and water signs; an alternate term used to describe 'feminine' characteristics of receptivity and passivity. See also feminine signs. MORE

Mute Signs

Science / Astrology / Mute Signs: The water signs; Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces, so-called because they are traditionally depicted as mute creatures: the crab, the scorpion and the fish, respectively. They are often associated with comm MORE

Movable Signs

Science / Astrology / Movable Signs: An alternate term for cardinal signs. See cardinal signs. MORE

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