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Sagittarius Zodiac Sign – The Reason and Origin of Archer Sign of Sagittarius

Have you ever wondered why an Archer is the sign of Sagittarius Zodiac? It is widely believed that it was ancient Hindus and Egyptians who divided a year into spring, summer, autumn and winter and assigned to each season three constellations through which the Sun passed. The reason and origin of Archer Sign of Sagittarius is amusing but apt.

Sagittarius is also referred as Archer (November 23 – December 22) as per Solar Calendar.

The reason for the name Sagittarius is because it is the most ideal time for hunting; hence the sing of an archer.