Scorpio is the eighth sign of the zodiac. Those born between October 23rd and November 22nd have Scorpio as their Sun sign. Also called the scorpion, Scorpio is a yin, or feminine, fixed water sign. The ruling planets for Scorpio are Pluto, named for the Roman god of the underworld who received all transpired mortal souls who awaited his judgment, and Mars, named for the Roman god of war. Pluto is the planet of transformation and resources. Mars is a active, aggressive planet.
Other asociations for Scorpio are the colors crimson, black, and deep blue-green, and, amongst other gemstones, topaz.