? Astrology consists of a number of belief systems which hold that there is a relationship between astronomical phenomena and events in the hu
? Cancer (?) is the fourth astrological sign in the Zodiac. It is considered a water sign and one of four cardinal signs.Cancer is ruled by the Moon.
? According to an ancient Greek legend, the figure of a crab was placed in the nighttime sky by the goddess Hera to form the constellation Cancer. Hera swore to kill Heracles, the most famous Greek hero. Hera attempted to kill Heracles in many different ways, but each time his incredible physical strength allowed him to survive.
? Hera cast a spell of madness on Heracles, causing him to commit a great crime. In order to be forgiven, he had to perform twelve difficult tasks. One of these tasks was destroying the terrible hundred-headed water-serpent, Hydra.
? During the battle between Hercules and Hydra, the goddess Hera sent a crab to aid the serpent. But Heracles, being so strong, killed the crab by smashing its shell with his foot. As a reward for its service, Hera placed the crab's image in the night sky.
? In Synastry, the natives of Cancer are generally considered to be compatible with the natives of the other water signs Scorpio and Pisces, and the natives of the earth signs Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn. Aries and Libra are signs of the other nature (masculine/extroverted), but are considered semicompatible with Cancer due to them having the same cardinal quality.