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Horoscopes are astrological charts that represent the position of the sun, moon and planets which some people believe hold the key to our fate.  The zodiac, made up of consetallations that represent animal characters, is a projection in space which from our perspective the planets appear to cross.  These celestial interactions are carefully studied by astrologers to glean answers and direction for advice seekers.

If you're living on Long Island, odds are you have pretty good luck as it is.  But if you need any reassurance before making a big plan, you might want to check your horoscope, conveniently provided for you right here on LongIsland.com.

Today's Horoscopes

  • Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19)

    Horoscope for Thu, Aug 27, 2015 You're in a jovial mood and out to have a good time. It's a fabulous day for mixing with friends or for taking part in a neighborhood activity. The focus of your ideas and discussions is also likely to concern lawyers and legal matters, debates, contract negotiations, partnership or other alliances, and joint ventures. A chance conversation could turn out to be the start of an interesting relationship, even if you don't realize it at this stage.
  • Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20)

    Horoscope for Thu, Aug 27, 2015 This is an, easy-going day in which you'll enjoy being with close relatives and other people whose company you treasure. Why not invite someone over for a cup of coffee or arrange to visit them? If you're currently involved in making changes to your work arrangements, you'll want to jot down some ideas now. As Mercury enters Libra your daily routine is filled with details, messages, and information.
  • Gemini (May 21 - Jun 21)

    Horoscope for Thu, Aug 27, 2015 Get busy! You're buzzing with nervous energy as Mercury enters Libra and you need to release it, preferably through a combination of social contact and intellectual stimulation. It is a time of increased communication or travel with a romantic partner, children, or social groups. A vacation is apt to feature some type of educational experience. Plans, discussions, and even business transactions may involve entertainment projects, social events, children's interests, or speculative ventures.
  • Cancer (Jun 22 - Jul 22)

    Horoscope for Thu, Aug 27, 2015 You're in the mood to enjoy your home comforts today, preferably in the company of some of the people who make your world go round. It's the perfect day for a family gathering, even if it's very informal or low-key. Real estate transactions, repairs or other matters related to your home or property, family discussions, family business transactions, and correspondence with or short trips to visit relatives are in the frame as Mercury enters Libra.
  • Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22)

    Horoscope for Thu, Aug 27, 2015 Do yourself a favor and get together with some friends today. Mercury swings into Libra, so exert your personal influence! Don't hesitate to make use of the ideas of others, but be sure that you give them proper credit. It will also help to take part in a group activity and to feel you're with some like-minded people.
  • Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22)

    Horoscope for Thu, Aug 27, 2015 You need plenty of variety and spontaneity today, otherwise you'll quickly feel bored and restless as Mercury leaves your sign. The trouble is that other people may have different ideas, trying to impose lots of rules and restrictions on you. Try to alter the pace of your day whenever you get the chance, so you're never quite sure what's going to happen next. The majority of paper work, writing, meetings, and discussions during this period is likely to involve finances.
  • Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 23)

    Horoscope for Thu, Aug 27, 2015 After yesterday's irritations and upsets, you're in need of some soothing activities. Express yourself in positive terms. The travel and communications are linked with the dictates of your ego and personal goals. You strongly identify with ideas that reflect your own thoughts or that provide a more dramatic forum in which you can express yourself. Or you could visit an art gallery, museum or a lovely stretch of countryside? Travel first class!
  • Scorpio (Oct 24 - Nov 22)

    Horoscope for Thu, Aug 27, 2015 This is a great day for filling in complicated forms or any official paperwork that needs plenty of concentration. You're on the ball and might even enjoy what you're doing. If you've been considering how to boost your finances this is a good opportunity to do some research into the subject, whether you do it on the internet or consult your nearest bank or building society.
  • Sagittarius (Nov 23 - Dec 21)

    Horoscope for Thu, Aug 27, 2015 You need plenty of variety today otherwise you'll soon be climbing the walls. So what do you plan to do? One of the most obvious options is to give your usual schedule a miss and to do something completely different instead. You should also be choosy about the company you keep because you'll soon be exasperated by anyone who's terribly predictable or almost frighteningly conventional.
  • Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19)

    Horoscope for Thu, Aug 27, 2015 This is a brilliant day for getting on with chores and making sure that everything in your life is running smoothly. Get to grips with any paperwork that's hanging around and demanding your attention, make any phone calls that are overdue or pay some bills. It's also a good day for having a general tidy-up and chucking out anything you no longer need.
  • Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)

    Horoscope for Thu, Aug 27, 2015 You're in a very sunny mood today, and long may it last. It's great for enjoying yourself, especially if you don't have anything important that's clamoring for your attention and you can give yourself a mini holiday. You're in the mood to take some chances, too, whether that means buying a lottery ticket, placing a bet on a horse or trying your luck with someone you fancy.
  • Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)

    Horoscope for Thu, Aug 27, 2015 The past couple of days haven't been a lot of fun. You'll be relieved to hear that things have calmed down considerably and today should be a lot easier to cope with. If you need to say sorry for your recent behavior, be the first to speak up. Once all that's out of the way you can enjoy a restful and relaxing day. Laze about doing as little as possible.
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There are many variations of the zodiac, but the modern zodiac is made up of twelve characters. Here's a brief description of each:
  • Aries (the Ram) is usually independent, generous, optimistic, enthusiastic and optimistic.  Aries is also moody, selv-involved, short-tempered, impatient and impulsive.  Aries is born between March 21 and April 19.  
  • Taurus (the Bull) is a dependable, persistant, loyal, patient and generous.  Tauarus is also lazy, possessive, materialistic, self-indulging and stubborn. Taurus is born between April 20 and May 20.
  • Gemini (the Twins) is usually energetic, imaginative, witty, adaptable and clever.  On the other hand, Gemini is also devious, superficial, restless, impulsive and indecisive.  Gemini is born between May 21 and June 20.
  • Cancer (the Crab) is loyal, dependable, adaptable, responsive and caring.  Cancer is also moody, clinging, and self-pitying, over-sensative and self absorbed.  Cancer is born between June 21 and July 22.
  • Leo (the Lion) is confident, ambitious, generous, loyal and encouraging.  Leo is also pretentious, domineering, melodramatic, stubborn, vain. Leo is born between July 23 and August 22.
  • Virgo (the Female) is analytical, observant, helpful, reliable and precise.  Virgo is also skeptical, fussy, inflexible, cold and interfering.  Virgo is born between between August 23 ad September 22.
  • Libra (the Scale) is diplomatic, graceful, hospitable, idealistic, and peaceful.  Libra is also superficial, vain, unreliable and indecisive.  Libra is born between September 23 to October 22.
  • Scorpio (the Scorpion) is loyal, passionate, dynamic, observant and resourceful.  Scorpio is also obsessive, jealous, suspicious, unyeilding and manipulative.  Scorpio is born between October 23 and November 21.
  • Sagittarius (the Centaur) is independent, adventurous, intellectual, rational, conversationalist.  Sagittarius is unemotional and hates to discuss feelings.  Sagittarius is born between November 22 and December 21.
  • Capricorn (the seagoat) is responsible, patient, ambitious, resourceful and loyal.  Capricorn is also conceited, distrusting, inhibited, bossy and uncreative.
  • Aquarius (the Water Carrier) is original, witty, inventive, clever and humanitarian.  Aquarius is stubborn, unemotional, aloof, rebellious, saracastic.
  • Pisces (the Fish) is compassionate, adaptable, accepting, devoted, imaginative.  Pisces is also oversensative, indecisive, self-pitying, lazy and easily-frightened.

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