The entire zodiac is traversed within 24 hours. The sun is your deepest self the moon is your inner emotional landscape the rising sign or ascendant is both your outlook on the world and the first impression you give to others.
The intersection of the eastern horizon with the ecliptic.
How to know your zodiac sign rising. To find your rising sign start by looking up a rising sign chart online. The ascendant or rising sign can be found in your first astrological house and is indicated by the intersection of the ecliptic. To calculate yours you need to know where you were born as well as the date and the time of your birth.
Due to the movement of the earth s axis this sign changes approximately every two hours. The ascendant rising sign the ascendant abbreviation ac is the zodiac sign that appears on the eastern horizon at a person s birth more precisely. Then locate your zodiac sign on the horizontal axis of the chart and the 2 hour window in which you were born on the vertical axis.
Finally locate the sign listed where those 2 points meet to find your rising sign.