Medallion for a dog with the zodiac sign under which it was born.
The signs of the zodiac are equal sectors of the celestial sphere with vertices at the poles of the ecliptic, based on segments in 1/12 of the ecliptic circle. The beginning of the zodiac circle and the first sign of the zodiac is the point of the vernal equinox, then the signs follow the course of the annual movement of the Sun. The names of the zodiac signs come from the zodiac constellations. Each sign is assigned certain metaphysical properties that play a role in the analysis of horoscopes.