Sun in Capricorn

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Horoscope is the term that originates from old Greek horoskopos.

It means something close to ‘watching the time’, related to the astrological practice of creating specific astrological charts by marking events in time. These charts represent images of the sky, with positions of planets, at an exact moment in time.

Individual horoscopes are done according to such charts.

Horoscopes are done not only for individual human beings, but also for entities such as nations or countries, for example.

There are different types of horoscopes. In natal astrology, there are two main types: natal and general horoscope.

Personalized, natal or life horoscope is based upon unique birth chart that is specific for an individual person. This chart is mapped according to that person’s date, time and place of birth.

These are essential parameters needed for any personalized birth chart.

Such a chart reveals positions of planets and all aspects they create. It shows which planets match what astrological houses and signs. It shows relations between all these elements. All of that creates a complex astrological image.

Such an image is something like an astrological ID. It takes great knowledge and experience accurately to interpret one’s birth chart and create a horoscope.

Horoscope shows your potentials and capacities. It does not determine your destiny to the detail. The best thing about it is that it shows you who you are and who you might be; your horoscope reveals your qualities, your attitude, your perception of the world and more.

By understanding it, you could really get the best out of your life.

Sun and Horoscope

The Sun is the central element in modern Western astrology, while in traditional astrology it is just one of the elements, such as the Moon and the Ascendant.

In modern astrology, the Sun defines us; it does not actually play an active role in your birth chart, in the way some other planets do, but it constitutes you as an individual. The Sun is your essence, affected by other elements there.

This is the reason why people commonly identify horoscope with the zodiac sign they were born under. Your zodiac sign is actually the sign in which the Sun in your natal chart is positioned. Depending on other elements and aspects with planets, your native nature is being manifested. The Sun is the light; in personal horoscope it lightens you as an individual.

It is related to how you express and present yourself in the world and also how others see you. To a pint, it could even determine your physical appearance. The Sun is associated with masculinity and it is a masculine principle in a natal horoscope.

In a female horoscope, it represents a figure of a man, a father and a husband.

The Sun is natural ruler of the sign Leo. It symbolizes royalty, glory, success, achievement, strength, power, light, vitality and ultimate life energy. The Sun is life-giving force, both in real and in spiritual terms. One should never try to fight against their nature and cloud their own Sun.

The way the Sun shines, in terms of personalized horoscopes, depends on the sign in which it sits.

The brightest of stars represents our Ego, our conscious self, our will and dignity. The Sun is also associated with everything you are meant to be, with your efforts and the fulfillment of your potentials. If there are negative aspects related to Sun, the energy it naturally gives you gets blocked and poorly channeled.

This is the reason why some people constantly struggle with finding balance in life, with finding source of energy and security.

The Sun represents the source of our strength, indeed. Depending on its position in a zodiac sign and in an astrological house, some people find the greatest source of motivation and encouragement in their family, others find it in their hobbies or in career, some find it in art, in socializing, in romantic love.

This is one of the reasons that make the Sun so important element.

It represents our purpose and our intentions, things we are inclined to. The Sun is our creativity, the manner of expression and behavior, the source of our will. The manifestation, again, depends on the sign and the house the Sun dwells in. The Sun gives life and creates, while the Moon feels and searches for safety.

The balance between the Sun and the Moon is often simplified as the balance between the reason and emotions.

Sun in Capricorn – General Info

We have said that channels and ways our essential energy is going to manifest greatly depends on the zodiac sign the Sun occupies in a natal chart. That is the sign we were born under, our native sign.

Let us talk today about the Sun in Capricorn. We will talk about the Sun in Capricorn energy on a bigger plan and in an individual horoscope.

The Sun in Capricorn shines over mountaintops. A lot of energy and effort is needed for one to climb all the way up and feel the warmth of winter sunrays. Only until one reaches the top, he or she realizes how persistent, strong and determined they are.

Reaching sunny mountaintops is what the Sun in Capricorn is about and it makes one feel alive.

With the Sun in Capricorn, creative energy is released and developed only during an effort. The Sun in Capricorn motivates one to work only on things and ideas that could last for long, not to say forever. Sun Capricorns built up their own pyramids, massive and silent temples and all the things that could resist the effect of time.

The Sun in Capricorn has a bright glow, but it waits at the end of a tunnel. There is no way one could reach it easily. Capricorn natives value precision, accuracy, responsibility and maturity over emotions. They could be cold, distant and very strict people. They are logical and pragmatic, extremely rational individuals.

An ideal Capricorn would never let emotions prevail over reason.

The Sun in Capricorn is associated with maturity, golden and wise old age, seriousness and strictness. Capricorns rise great when it is necessary; they lead when no one else would lead. They are brave, in a specific, Capricorn-like icy manner.

For Sun Capricorns, there is no reward without effort, there is no victory without struggle, no pain no gain.

Capricorn natives are down to earth and focused on material and practical things.

They rarely surrender to dreams, fantasies and imagination in general. Capricorn is one of cardinal signs, so its energy is directed towards strategic goals and results. They are very analytical and thoughtful. Capricorns like to be recognized for their achievements, more respected than loved by others.

They have strong tendency towards control, especially their own feelings. They are extremely self-disciplined. The Sun in Capricorn forces one to find their place in the world, a spot that he or she would bind to. These people are not extremely adventurous or experimenting. They enjoy duty, order and routine.

Capricorn symbolizes respect for order and authority. People with the Sun in Capricorn value tradition and hierarchy. Material stability is very important to them, but also institutions such as family. They rarely have many partners throughout lifetime and they are likely to settle down with one and stay forever together, even if things get bad.

They make relationship with people with caution. They believe there are not many chances in life for this or that, so they carefully plan things and wait for good opportunities. They like doing things by the book, in general.

Once they set up their goals, obstacles or failure cannot affect their motivation. Capricorns are very self-aware.

Good Traits

The Sun in Capricorn offers a set of some rather good qualities. Sun Capricorns are disciplined, mature, serious and responsible people.

They respect authorities, but do not follow blindly. They could be good leaders themselves, especially in times of crisis, when no one else dares to stand before trouble. Capricorn natives are traditional; they value institutions such as family, marriage, and heritage in general.

These individuals work hard to reach their goals and are not easily discouraged. Troubles, obstacles and failure do not shake them. They are ready to sacrifice many things, for the greater good. Capricorns are systematical, analytical and strict people. It could bring great successes in the professional sphere.

An ideal Capricorn is ambitious, but does not go over dead bodies.

An ideal Capricorn is strong-willed, determined, focused, serious, and highly moral. He or she is extremely independent and self-reliable. The highest spirit Capricorn is an incredibly strong personality with immeasurable personal integrity.

Such a person appears hard-shelled and one of a kind. Such Capricorns are channels of some higher will that guides the whole humanity. These people leave mark on the world.

Bad Traits

With non-harmonious aspects, the Sun in Capricorn shines with dark light. Capricorns tend to become selfish, too strict and stiff, anxious about everything, too conservative and exclusive, limited, grumpy and even misanthropic.

They are constantly unsatisfied with what they have, but somehow do not get motivated enough to change things.

They worry overly and believe life is genuinely cruel and unjust. The problem is that they do not realize there are other ways of seeing life. They see everything as a struggle. These people have all sorts of inhibitions and repeatedly hit the wall. They cannot convince themselves life could be beautiful and easy, at least at times.

Such Capricorns waste their energy on fears and suffering, instead on building up their life.

They are solitary, but not in a positive way. They estrange of people and become isolated. If they are surrounded by people, they are grumpy, cynical, criticizing and unpleasantly judging. They are often unbearably stubborn; they would not change their mind, regardless the cost of it.

Sun in Capricorn Man

Men with the Sun in Capricorn are reserved and unapproachable. Capricorn men are everything opposite of romantic and are definitely not passionate. They are, however, loyal, true to their words, very organized and responsible in all areas of life.

He could be a genuinely stunning personality, so solitary and classy.

He appears as he needs no one in his life, but he enjoys others’ affection and compliments. He is desperate for being loved, but he does not express his emotions openly. He is intelligent, good-hearted and reliable person. He is a man would definitely stand for those he cares for. He is honest, just and very loyal.

Capricorn man is polite, well raised and educated.

He enjoys good status in the society and is secretly very proud of it. He would never go around and brag about his successes. In relationships, he wants stability and security. He is a traditional type of guy; one of his goals is to realize his potentials in the role of a good husband and a father.

Sun in Capricorn Woman

Capricorn woman is closed and shy. She does not like romantic games of flirt and seduction and is very suspicious of everyone. She does not fall for pretty eyes and passionate love letters, but for men that shine with seriousness, maturity and certain type of sharpness.

This woman is ambitious, of many talents and capacities, and traditional, at the same time.

Everything means a great deal to her: family, career, money, social status, education.

Women with the Sun in Capricorn could be extremely stubborn. They would not give up their opinion, until certain circumstances prove them they were wrong. There is a good side to it and it is persistence.

Capricorn women are focused on their goals and fearless. She would climb over any mountain, if she has set her mind onto achieving something. She never leaves unfinished business.

In women horoscopes, the Sun also represents male figures. The Sun in Capricorn represents a woman’s father and later a husband. It is a man with strong principles, somewhat cold, very organized, strict and focused.

Such a man makes her feel secure and gives her stability. It is someone reliable, trustworthy, protective and supportive.


The Sun in Capricorn emits special energy and it is a defining and grounding energy. This Sun forces us to find our safe, stable place, to find focus in life. The Sun in Capricorn is cold, winter sun.

One could feel its warmth only if he or she manages to reach the top of the mountain, where the Sun ever shines brightly. Capricorns are all marked by this idea. They believe life is full only of challenges. They are people worth of every respect, but they lack spontaneity.

On one side, this makes them persistent, focused, disciplined, systematical and hard working people.

On the other side, it makes them strict and unable to relax.

Capricorns should search for the balance between their strong logic and reason and their deeply hidden emotional self. They should let some sunrays to wander around and occasionally shine on them, instead of chasing them all the time.