Cancer Ascendant

Cancer on the Ascendant

The Ascendant: Life's Quest

The ascendant-descendant axis of the horoscope points to the easterly and westerly horizon at one’s time of birth. Also known as the rising sign, the ascendant describes how we appear to others as an individual, while the descendant characterises how we relate and join with others.
The ascendant characterises how we seek to present ourselves, describing a set of qualities we aim to develop and uphold as an individual.
With Cancer on the ascendant the individual will pride themselves upon their warmth and compassion. Having developed their sensitivity, they present themselves as someone who is caring and considerate of others.