Stefan Stenudd

Stefan Stenudd, Swedish author of fiction and non-fiction.

About me

I'm a Swedish astrologer, author and historian of ideas, researching ancient thought and mythology. My personal website:


Your Own Horoscope

Your Health Horoscope

Sex in Your Horoscope

Daily Horoscope Guide

What Are the Zodiac Signs?

Zodiac Archetypes

Disappearing Ascendant

The Astrology Bible

The Envelope Chart


Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton

Mike Pence

Barack Obama

Anders Behring Breivik

Michael Jackson

Sarah Palin

Brad Pitt

USA Horoscope


Future of the Internet

The Age of Aquarius

USA 2016 Election

2016 World Horoscope

Mundane Pluto

Mundane Neptune


US Credit Crisis

Stock Market Astrology

Pluto in Capricorn

Saturn in Finance

NASDAQ Horoscope







About this Website


Astrology Links

Astrologi på svenska


My website about the astrology based on the Zodiac sign (sun sign).


My twelve websites devoted to each of the Zodiac signs and their traits.

Aries Sign

Taurus Sign

Gemini Sign

Cancer Sign

Leo Sign

Virgo Sign

Libra Sign

Scorpio Sign

Sagittarius Sign

Capricorn Sign

Aquarius Sign

Pisces Sign


What astrology predicts about the year 2016 for your Zodiac sign, and how that horoscope forecast is made.


Check what's your sun sign, and the exact grade within that sign.


Find out what Zodiac sign you are most like.


What astrology reveals about how the Zodiac signs match in relationships.


Tarot Card Meanings

Tarot Card Meanings. Website by Stefan Stenudd.
Try the old Tarot deck of cards with a free online divination. How to use the Tarot and what each card means.

I Ching Online

I Ching Online. Website by Stefan Stenudd.
Try the ancient Chinese divination online for free. The 64 hexagrams of I Ching, The Book of Change, and what they mean in divination.


Tarot Unfolded. Book by Stefan Stenudd.
Tarot Unfolded

This book presents an imaginative method of reading the divination cards, which is the most appropriate for the Tarot, since it consists of symbolic images. Click the image to see the book at Amazon.

Cosmos of the Ancients. Book by Stefan Stenudd.
Cosmos of the Ancients

All the philosophers of Ancient Greece and what they thought about cosmology, myth, religion and the gods. Click the image to see the book at Amazon.

Life Energy Encyclopedia. Book by Stefan Stenudd.
Life Energy Encyclopedia

Qi (chi), prana, pneuma, spiritus, and all the other life force concepts around the world explained and compared. Click the image to see the book at Amazon.

Sunday Brunch with the World Maker. Novel by Stefan Stenudd.
Sunday Brunch with the World Maker

Fiction. A brunch conversation slips into the mysterious, soon to burst beyond the realm of possibility. Click the image to see the book at Amazon.

Scorpio in the Complete Horoscope

The Scorpion Zodiac Sign in Classical Astrology

Scorpio in Astrology.

The Scorpio Sign in the Horoscope Chart

Scorpio, the Scor­pion, is the eighth sign of the zodiac. The sun enters it on or around October 23, when the autumn arrives. Scorpio belongs to the ele­ment water, its quality is fixed and its charge is negative. Its Ruler is Pluto, and Neptune exalts in it. Its motto is: "I wish." In the horo­scope chart, the zodiac sign Scorpio brings a mysterious and unsettling charac­ter to planets and astrological houses therein.

       Please observe that the text on this webpage is about the role of the Scorpio zodiac sign in the complete horoscope chart, and not just its meaning as a star sign, also called sun sign (when the sun was in Scorpio at the time of your birth). The star sign meaning is treated briefly below, but if you want to know more about that you can go to my website devoted to it - see the link further down on this page.

Your Scorpio Zodiac Sign

The sun, the basis of Zodiac sign astrology. Woodcut. Those who have Scorpio as their zodiac sign (star sign) are born when the sun was in Scorpio, normally October 23 - No­vember 21 (it differs slightly from year to year, be­cause of the leap years). Therefore, it is also - more adequately - called the sun sign.

       Observe that it's just one of the many components of the complete horoscope chart. Nowadays, star sign astrology is much more widespread and common than readings based on the classical birth chart, but the latter is what astrology is really all about.

       The sun in your horoscope is your natural self - what you are when you relax, when other planets in your horoscope are not active. It is your basic drive.

       If your sun sign is Scorpio, you are a secretive person, who enjoys strong emotions lived out through others - but yourself, you are quite restrained. A key word for Scorpio is passion, but it must be understood that passion is so strong a feeling that it can hardly be expressed. It is suppressed. Under the surface and deep inside, that's where your passion roams.

The Father of Scorpio

The sun in the horoscope also represents your father (the mother is represented by the moon).

       If you have the sun in Scorpio, your relation to your father is one of uncertainty and inexplicable tension. None of you shows it, but there are worries and frust­rations between you, as well as countless questions never asked aloud. You know how to play on your father's emotions, causing numbers of his outbursts, and that you do enjoy. But your father, too, knows how to get on your nerves.

Scorpio, by Hevelius.

       For more about your sun sign in Zodiac sign astrology, see the link further down this page.

The Planets in Scorpio

The planets and astrological points are the active forces in the horoscope chart, the energies by which we are able to act. As such, each has its own characteristics, but they are influenced by the zodiac sign they occupy. When a planet or other point of the horo­scope is in Scorpio, it is also affected by the zodiac sign, get­ting some­thing of its character. Here are those planetes and astrological points, what they stand for in the complete horoscope chart, and how they are affected by the zodiac sign Scorpio:

The planet symbols.

  • Sun   basic drive - Scorpio brings secrecy and inner passion.

  • Moon   longing - Scorpio brings a need for excite­ment and the unexpected.

  • Mercury   curiosity - Scorpio brings confusing thoughts and speaking between the lines.

  • Venus   affection - Scorpio brings an attraction for the bizarre and a talent for fascinating others.

  • Mars   aggression - Scorpio brings destructive im­pulses and a temper that others dread.

  • Jupiter   luck - Scorpio brings surprises, both good and bad, but always intense.

  • Saturn   duty - Scorpio brings strange morals, or none, and many complications.

  • Uranus   contemplation - Scorpio brings an under­standing of the incomprehensible, and an interest in anything mysterious.

  • Neptune   fantasy - Scorpio brings a weird imagi­nation, and a rich fantasy favoring the unthinkable.

  • Pluto   catharsis - Scorpio brings a sense of doom, but little evident change, and still a kind of metamor­phosis.

  • Ascendant, AC   attitude - Scorpio brings a secretive, intriguing attitude.

  • Medium Coeli, MC   self-image - Scorpio brings a sense of being unable to understand oneself, and kind of enjoying it.

The Houses in Scorpio

The astrological Houses are life environments, different sections of what constitutes our everyday reality. The Zodiac signs bring their characteristics to the Houses, influencing the environments de­scribed by them. Here are the twelve Houses, what they stand for, and how the Zodiac sign Scorpio affects them:

  1. Identity - Scorpio makes you seem secretive and complicated.

  2. Resources - Scorpio makes your material situ­ation insecure.

  3. Communication - Scorpio makes you unknown to your friends, and your studies confused.

  4. Home - Scorpio makes your home a bit strange and your family edgy.

  5. Pastime - Scorpio makes you lustful and your pastimes odd.

  6. Work - Scorpio makes your work peculiar and your skills unusual.

  7. Partners - Scorpio makes your relations passio­nate, but also tense.

  8. Unknown - Scorpio makes you fascinated by the mysterious and the unpredictable.

  9. Travel - Scorpio makes you both long for and fear changes in life, and you travel to exotic places.

  10. Career - Scorpio makes you a constant wild card in your social setting, your goals a mystery to others.

  11. Ideals - Scorpio makes you have little belief in ideals, and the ones you have are unconven­tional.

  12. Shortcomings - Scorpio makes it hard for you to keep things to yourself, and to live out your passions.

Scorpio in General

Of course, all of the above is very general, mainly to give you an idea of how the Scorpio zodiac sign works in the horoscope and influences its different components. You need to study your complete horoscope chart carefully, to make a deeper and more nuanced inter­pretation.

Scorpio - Scorpion, illustration from a 1482 edition of a book by Hyginus.

Scorpio in Zodiac Sign Astrology

If Scorpio is your zodiac sign, also called star sign or sun sign, it means that the sun was in that sign at your birth. For much more about what that means in astrology and the horoscope, please go to my website devoted to this zodiac sign:

Scorpio Zodiac Sign

Scorpio Compatibility

Love match basics for Scorpio with all the other Zodiac signs. How compatible are you with the other signs?

Scorpio Compatibility

The Zodiac Signs

Here are the twelve zodiac signs, with links to the webpage of each:

My Astrology Book

Your Health in Your Horoscope. Book by Stefan Stenudd.

Your Health in Your Horoscope

This book by Stefan Stenudd explains what your horoscope says about your health, according to the old tradition of medical astrology.

       You learn what the zodiac signs, the planets, and the other ingredients of the horoscope reveal about many health issues and different types of illnesses. Also, celebrity horoscope charts are used to show how a health reading is made.

       The book contains a quick introduction to astrology, as well, and instructions on how to read a birth chart in general. Click the image to see the book (and Kindle ebook) at Amazon.