Similar: Rising Sign, Sun Sign, Moon Sign, Primal TriadYour Ascendant is also called your Rising sign.In your birth chart, the Ascendant is on the cusp of the first house. When looking for your Rising sign, it can be identified by looking at what was on the horizon or “ascending” at the time of your birth.Your Ascendant sign refers to the placement of the Sun at the date and time of your birth. The position of the Sun is an important factor in determining your zodiac sign, the other being the Moon’s position.In astrology, it makes up one-third of your primal triad:
- Rising sign/Ascendant – Identified by your exact time of birth.
- Sun sign – What season the Sun was in when you were born.
- Moon sign – What sign the Moon was in at the time of your birth.