How do I know my rising sign? Your rising sign, also known as your ascendant sign, is calculated using the exact time of your birth on your birthday. There are many free sites that offer a rising sign calculator, including this one.
What is your rising or ascendant sign? Your rising sign is also known as your ascendant (given its link to the rising sun) and many think of it as your social personality, so it’s likely that if someone is guessing your sign then they might get your rising sign before your sun sign!
Is your rising sign your dominant? Find the planet associated with your rising sign. Your ruling planet is most likely one of your dominant planets. You must know your rising sign or ascendant to find your ruling planet. The ascendant is on the cusp between the 1st and 12th House on the left side of your chart.
Why is your rising sign so important? Knowing your birth time is crucial for your rising sign as it helps determine the sign that was on the eastern horizon at that very moment — down to the minute. Also known as your ascendant, it represents the integration of all the things that make up your chart and your life.