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There are people who live their life according to their astrological signs. They may check their horoscope regularly and they make decisions, both big and small, depending upon where the stars line up.

If this describes you or someone you know, you may be surprised to learn that your astrological sign is actually nothing like you thought it was.

As it turns out, the Western zodiac calendar has shifted and each of the signs is now starting a lot later than what you thought. In other words, you may actually be an entirely different astrological sign than what you have thought all these years.

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One of the ways in which this may happen is the 13th astrological sign that now exists, Ophiuchus. It may sound a little strange, but you happen to fit into that range if you were born between November 29 and December 17.

The news became a reality thanks to a blog post by NASA that explained how the zodiac was created by the Babylonians more than 3000 years ago. They wanted the star constellations to correspond with dates on the calendars. The problem was, they only had a 12 calendar month calendar but 13 constellations, so they did away with Ophiuchus.

They also talk about the axis of the earth which is no longer pointing in the same direction that it was 3000 years ago. This has caused a shift in the date ranges for all astrological signs. Of course, NASA isn’t overly concerned about the subject, saying: “Here at NASA, we study astronomy, not astrology. We didn’t change any zodiac signs, we just did the math.”

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