How October's Meteor Showers Affect Each Zodiac Sign's Personality

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An experience of a lifetime.

Science discovered that traces of life's beginnings are found in stardust. They say that the same stardust in the universe is also found inside our lungs.

Years ago, 40,000 tons of cosmic dust fell on Earth. Knowing that our bodies include stardust supports the belief that we are interconnected with the universe, the sky, and its energy shifts.

Ancient astrologers studied these mysteries long before science caught up with their own theories of reality and planetary influences on human beings.

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And although reading a horoscope can't tell everything about your day, there are certain truths to zodiac signs personality traits. There's no denying that each sign responds differently to specific changes that take place in our world.

When water rises in the ocean, a Pisces feels soulful. But an Aries, whose element is Fire, feels drained. When the moon is full, another sign may have the best sleep of their life. But an Earth sign might stay up all night feeling slightly neurotic.

The same can be said when larger, more complicated and strange forces not only invite an energy shift into the hemisphere but collides with other formed beings in the sky.

Perhaps even dropping a little more dust on our bodies. Cosmic dust can changes us, and the zodiac gives a guide as to how.

When 2017 is said and done, there will have been a total of 12 meteor showers that have passed planet earth.

Some of these meteors and meteoroids are directly from Halley's Comet — one of the greatest comets of all time.

If the idea of a meteor being close enough to the earth that you could actually see it frightens you, it should.

It's literally one of the most awe-inspiring experiences you can ever have. 

I caught my first meteor shower by accident. I was living in Miami and in college. It was late, so I went outside for a breath of fresh air. I looked up a the sky and it seemed like the sky was falling. I could see actual rocks far into the heavens flying through the sky. Followed by a flash, and then the shape disappeared. This happened 20 times in a row. 

I ran back into the house and woke up my two boys. For hours, we watched in fear and admiration huge brown rocks and gray matter fly through the sky that seemed like would fall on us. Then, some would disappear out of sight followed by little flashes of light. 

Watching shooting stars and a meteor shower turned me into life-long stargazer.

Although not all experiences are equal, if you are in the right location at the right time, you do not want to miss this experience.

You certainly want to know what to expect and how this will affect your zodiac sign this month, and possibly for the rest of this year. 

1. Out of the 12 meteor showers left to see, there are 6 remaining and 2 are taking place this month starting on October 2nd.

2. Draconid Meteor Shower peaks on October 7th - 8th, 2017 and only comes once every 8 years. 

The Draconids are also called "Giacobinids" and appear as the head of Draco the Dragon is viewable in the northern sky. 

3. Draco the Dragon appears in the sky, too.

To see the Draconids look for the star constellation, Draco the Dragon's head. You have to turn out early for this one. The best time to watch is after sundown but before midnight.

Want to know what time sunrise and sunset happens in your city? You can HERE.

Draco is one of the 28 constellations discovered by Ptolemy. He spans from the sign of Aries to Sagittarius and is made up of 18 stars.

He's not a friendly character. He's associated with thought processes, and you could even say a bit of bad luck.

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In Tarot, he is represented by the 13th card, Death. The Earth literally wobbles when he shows up on the scene. The Draconids get their name from the Draco because of their mutual presence in the sky.

Draconids take approximately 6.6 years to travel around the Sun and are formed when Earth passes through cosmic dust left by a comet called 21 P/Giacobini-Zinner.

Need help locating the star constellations? Here's an interactive map for you to use HERE.

Rumor has it that sometimes Draco spews Draconids from his mouth, but most of the time, this shower is considered less eventful than the Orionid shower. 

4. The Orionid Meteor Shower takes place early in the morning on October 21st, 2017 and ends November 7th, 2017.

This year, the sky will be extra dark so the shower should be easier to see in pre-dawn hours. Traveling at speeds of 148,000 mph are a by-product of Comet Halleys dust particles is one of the higher producing meteor showers sometimes showing 10-20 meteors in a single hour.

The debris we see as meteors come from Comet Halley, but seem to be coming from Orion's club, hence how they earned their name.

Taurus and Gemini's star constellations will be visible while watching the comet show as will Jupiter. Jupiter and Venus will be positioned with the Dog Star.

The meteors may even look like they are launching through the center of the constellations. 

Below are what each of the zodiac signs can expect from October's meteor season and how to survive without messing up your life. 

ARIES (March 21-April 19)

With new energy coming from all over, you're bound to feel a surge of change in the air. Whether it be updating a new wardrobe or a new hairdo, you'll be ready to take on the world. 

Expect things to be coming at you from all sides, some good and some you'll have to manage and keep your cool.

Remember that the most important thing at this time is how you react to change. Don't worry what others think about you at this time. You do you.

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TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)


It's easy to get stuck in a rut but this season you might just break out of your traditional mindset after all.

There's plenty of room for growth and getting involved in different areas of your life invites you to meet people you would never have dreamed you'd get to know.

Expect things to get creative and crafty. Whether you're painting a room or simply going out to visit a museum this month, you'll be admiring beauty all over.

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GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)

There are times when it feels like the whole world has bumped their head and they think you're the one who doesn't know what you want.

This month you won't only prove others wrong, but you'll be impressing everyone with how well you can do things 

You may start a new career, go back to school, or you might quit a habit everyone thought you'd never beat.

This month, the energy from October's meteor season stirs things up and Gemini, you're going to win.

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CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

Meteor season has everyone saying and doing things, and you just want to be left alone until the evidence is proven.

While you might be willing to listen, actions are what really talk your language. This month expect to be action oriented.

The details mean more than ever before for you, Cancer. The good news is that a kindred spirit is coming your way.

This could be a blast from the past, or someone who has been right under your nose all along. 

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LEO (July 23 - August 22)

You love it when things get energized and this month's meteor shower will give you what you are asking for.

You may decide to make a power move and pursue a relationship or set one down if it's not what you wanted but was good for now. 

If there are things or places you want to see, start making plans.

The new energy coming is opening up doors for money-making opportunities. All you need to do is say, "Yes, I want some."

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VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)

You finally get a break and feel like a new person. With all the energy from Sun in Virgo, and the other planets in the past month and a half, you're ready to release the tension.

October will be your month to unwind and enjoy life for a change. 

Expect to do less and receive more from your efforts.

The work you've put in to make things happen will pay off for you in big ways.

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LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)

If you're looking for love, or just wanting to say how much you care, the energy coming down from this months meteor shower will fill your heart with the compassion you seek.

You may be getting out more and visiting friends. Perhaps a travel invite will come to you as well.

You don't have to go, but if you want to, why not. 

There are lots of fun things to do, but Libra, this month you are the center of attention everywhere you go. 

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SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)

When everyone is making a fuss about what to do and who to do it with, you'll be sitting back waiting for the dust to settle to make your moves.

There's a new change ahead and you've got to decide whether or not it's worth your while. Expect good luck to show up but not without a fight.

There may be a serious challenge that comes your way that ends up being more like smoke screens and mirrors. No worries, Scorpio. You've got this!

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SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)

You get a resurgence of your willful spirit and desire to party and play. Work hard and play harder is your motto all month.

Expect to feel the life in your veins and clarity of mind during October's meteor season. 

Don't let the opinions of others get in the way when you work towards making positive changes that you need for your life.

When it's time to move, Sagittarius gets going. 

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CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)

New business opportunities open up for you, and you know what to do to maximize them all.

There's also money coming your way, Capricorn and it's just in time for the holiday season.

You have a bad reputation for being super focused on work.

But this month you prove to the world you've got a great big heart and enough love to go around for everyone in your life. 

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AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)

You may feel a little particular about how you want things done. Cutting corners or sidestepping won't appeal to you this month.

Chances are you will be learning a new skill with hopes of mastering it. 

You might be talking less, and not good at getting back to text messages as a result. You're just super focused on those goals. 

Just remember to take time out for family and fun to keep you feeling connected. 

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PISCES (February 19 - March 20)

With new energy in the air and comic changes, your senses open up to make you feel alive and connected with the world around you.

You may find yourself wanting to do something drastic but then backing down out of fear. 

With nature making big sweeping moves, you are open to doing the same.

Instead, take your time to make big decisions. Write down your ideas and work from there. 

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When Aria isn’t exploring the meaning of life with help from the universe, she can be found stargazing or in search of the next great cup of tea. She would love for readers to follow her on Twitter (@ariagmitter) or Facebook!