Ascendant sign is based on your time of birth which is responsible for your personality and the way you are perceived by others. I like to think the ascendant is how you come across to “the man on the street” so to speak.
Ascendant in Aries
Direct, bold, and impulsive is how you will be seen by others upon first impression. Mars is your chart ruler. Aries rules the head. Larger sized head, prominent nose.
Ascendant in Taurus
Sensual,slow moving, and caring is how you come across to others. Chart ruler is Venus. Tendency to gain weight. Larger bone structure. Long neck .
Ascendant in Gemini
Good communicator, studious. Chart ruler is Mercury. Prone to nervous system ailments. Usually on the thin side.
Ascendant in Cancer
“Shy”, receptive, and brooding. Chart ruler is the moon. Prone to weight gain. Large forehead,pointed chin
Ascendant in Leo
Prideful, self-centered, and passionate. Ruler is the Sun. Taller than average
Ascendant in Virgo
Analytical, practical, and consistent. Chart ruled by Mercury. Bright eyes.
Ascendant in Libra
Social, charming, and accommodating. Ruler is Venus. Cleft chin, wide pelvic bone.
Ascendant in Scorpio
Brooding, intense, and emotional. Rulers are Pluto and Mars. Small eyes, squarish jaw.
Ascendant in Sagittarius
Direct, blunt, and talkative. Chart ruler is Jupiter. Larger than average height and weight. May gain weight.
Ascendant in Capricorn
Aloof,reserved, and stoic. Ruled by Saturn.Shorter than average. Skinny.
Ascendant in Aquarius
Unemotional,eccentric, and maybe odd. Ruler is Uranus. Androgynous.
Ascendant in Pisces
Dreamy,sensitive, and emotional. Ruled by Neptune. Bright eyes, large jaw.