Aries (♈) is the first astrological sign in the Zodiac, spanni ng the first 30 degrees of celestial longitude (0°≤ λ <30º), which area th e Sun transits, on average, between March 21 to April 20 each year.
Acco rding to the Tropical system of astrology, the Sun enters the sign of Arie s when it reaches the northern vernal equinox, which occurs around March 2 1. Due to the fact that the Earth takes approximately 365.25 days to go aro und the Sun, the precise time of the equinox is not the same each year, a nd generally will occur about 6 hours later each year, with a jump of a da y (backwards) on leap years. Since 1900 the vernal equinox date ranged from March 20 at 08h (2000) to March 21 at 19h (1903) (all times UTC).
(Fir e) ruled by Mars – Good for starting things, but lacks staying power. Thin gs occur rapidly, but quickly pass. Beginning of things, matters of self and your personality. Cleansing and personal development, starting new thi ngs and new beginnings, especially financial and medically related, leade rship, willpower, spiritual conversations, authority, rebirth, leaders hip; healing spells of the head, brain, eyes, bones of face, teeth, p ineal gland.
Aries is a barren sign, not known for being conducive to i nner-plane endeavors such as pathworking, dream word, or astral projectio n, although it is an excellent time to work magick for new ventures partic ularly if they are financial, medical, or related to construction. Becaus e Aries is a fire sign it is energetic, good for working magick for person al strength and stamina. On the negative side it is also connected with imp atience and dominance.