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News that the stars have shifted alignment, astrologically speaking, is leaving Horoscope readers atwitter. Many are hearing that their sign might have changed and there is even a neglected 13th constellation.

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Friday, January 14, 2011; 10:57 AM

Confused by all the news about a change in your horoscope?

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Our own Melissa Bell has debunked the story (New Zodiac sign dates: Don't switch horoscopes yet) as a condition that does not apply to the tropical zodiac used most commonly by Westerners.

Still, what would it mean if last week you were a Virgo, and this week you're a Leo?

Here's a comparison of signs under the old and new dates (there is some overlap) and the main qualities from each sign, courtesy of The Post's horoscope provider, Astrology.com.

(RELATED: Your daily horoscope)

(BLOG POST: Don't switch horoscopes yet)

Previous zodiac signNew zodiac sign
Capricorn: Dec. 22-Jan. 19Sagittarius: Dec. 17-Jan. 20
Your previous qualities: willingness to work hard and determination to succeedYour new qualities: philosophical, wide-open and curious nature
Aquarius: Jan. 20-Feb. 18 Capricorn: Jan. 20-Feb. 16
Your previous qualities: vision, intellect and humanityYour new qualities: willingness to work hard and determination to succeed
Pisces: Feb. 19-March 20 Aquarius: Feb. 16-March 11
Your previous qualities: compassionate and charitable natureYour new qualities: vision, intellect and humanity
Aries: March 21-April 19Pisces: March 11-April 18
Your previous qualities: initiative, courage and determinationYour new qualities: compassionate and charitable nature
Taurus: April 20-May 20 Aries: April 18-May 13
Your previous qualities: stability, loyalty and dogged determinationYour new qualities: initiative, courage and determination
Gemini: May 21-June 21 Taurus: May 13-June 21
Your previous qualities: the ability to communicate effectively and think clearlyYour new qualities: stability, loyalty and dogged determination
Cancer: June 22-July 22 Gemini: June 21-July 20
Your previous qualities: the tenacity with which they protect their loved ones.Your new qualities: the ability to communicate effectively and think clearly
Leo: July 23-Aug. 22 Cancer: July 20-Aug. 10
Your previous qualities: creativity, idealism and leadership.Your new qualities: the tenacity with which they protect their loved ones.
Virgo: Aug. 23-Sept. 22 Leo: Aug. 10-Sept. 16
Your previous qualities: practicality, sharp mind and attention to detail.Your new qualities: creativity, idealism and leadership.
Libra: Sept. 23-Oct. 22 Virgo: Sept. 16-Oct. 30
Your previous qualities: desire for fairness, peace and harmonyYour new qualities: practicality, sharp mind and attention to detail.
Scorpio: Oct. 23-Nov. 21 Libra: Oct. 30-Nov. 23
Your previous qualities: determination, passion and motivationYour new qualities: desire for fairness, peace and harmony
Sagittarius: Nov. 22-Dec. 21Scorpio: Nov. 23-Dec. 17
Your previous qualities: philosophical, wide-open and curious natureYour new qualities: determination, passion and motivation



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