Several articles have been circulating the Internet telling you that your zodiac sign has changed. News flash: that's a lie.

Since 2002, rumors began popping up that everyone's zodiac sign was going to change due to the "13th zodiac sign" named Ophiuchus. Last year, Time Magazine reportedly made the rumor fresh, and this year, it's Cosmopolitan and a slew of other "news" sites that are telling us that our zodiac sign is going to change.

According to these sites reporting false information, your zodiac sign will change accordingly:

  • Capricorn: January 20 - February 16
  • Aquarius: February 16 - March 11
  • Pisces: March 11 - April 18
  • Aries: April 18 - May 13
  • Taurus: May 13 - June 21
  • Gemini: June 21 - July 20
  • Cancer: July 20 - August 10
  • Leo: August 10 - September 16
  • Virgo: September 16 - October 30
  • Libra: October 30 - November 23
  • Scorpio: November 23 - November 29
  • Ophiuchus: November 29 - December 17
  • Sagittarius: December 17 - January 20

Snopes says this is totally false.

Horoscope sites haven't added Ophiuchus readings and astrologers (both authentic and questionable) have said pretty much the same thing: that the Ophiuchus rumor is untrue. Most recently, sites like Cosmopolitan have falsely linked to NASA articles that supposedly claim they have changed your zodiac sign. (Hello, hello! NASA does not practice astrology nor do they write horoscopes.)

I'd like to also point out that these sites don't even address that this change to our sun signs would also affect our rising, moon, and other signs, but obviously that's a little too advanced for these so-called reporters.

NASA will maintain astrology isn't science (though technically it is, because it's based on mathematics and therefore is scientific whether you like it or not) and actually studies astronomy, which is totally different than astrology. Where astronomy looks at celestial objects, space, and the physical universe and how they physically affect humans, astrology delves into how positions and movements of planets influence the behavior of humans.

Learn what your zodiac (sun) sign is and always has been HERE

Take this as a reminder that anything you read on the Internet has the potential to be false (including those horoscopes you get from entertainment sites - by the way, horoscopes are also totally different from astrology and are written for entertainment purposes, even though they're based on the idea of astrology).

Don't believe astrology is real? That's fine, too. Now go about your life knowing that nothing has changed in your astrology birth chart.