The knowledge of the Ascendant characteristics is the most important in the interpretation of the horoscope signs. It discovers the person’s character. It is possible to provide the first psychological portrait of the person, even without knowing the sign itself, while the other way around is not possible. That is why all the horoscopes that can be read in the press are inconsistent.
Physical appearance: Average or less than average height. They mostly have irregular walk, predisposition for rheumatism or knee injuries. They might be very thin sometimes. They have long or otherwise distinct noses, short neck, black or dark hair, usually rare. They usually are not very beautiful. They are characterized by a specific walk, distinctive knees and joints, smaller hands and palms. Men have a tendency for losing their hair with years.
Mental abilities: They are self-sufficient and endurable in their intentions, ambitious, yet reserved. They are mentally productive, inconsistent and capricious. They display extreme yearning for power, wealth and social status.
Saturn rules the natal chart of the Capricorn ascendant. Their most suitable partner is a Cancer, sign or ascendant. This ascendant produces serious, distinguished and calm persons which believe in traditional values. They are economic and careful; they will enter an enterprise only after carefully studying all circumstances. They are able to work long and hard without losing their energy. They will not make promises they cannot keep.
They are restrained and distrustful toward strangers. They are interested in theology. Capricorn ascendant points to well-developed organizational capabilities, they may expect success in fields connected to public institutions, big corporations or land. They are very capricious, and display a tendency for wealth and power.They have a realistic view on the world around them. They appear restrained, emotionally controlled, with Spartan discipline, because they do not know any other way, and they are not fascinated by the average. For them, it is very stimulating to receive confirmation of their professional role, money and career wise. They usually excel in professions that require discipline and firm order of things.
Their faults may be over criticizing, emotional and financial avarice, and following their principals no matter of the circumstances. Apart from Cancers, they may establish harmonic relationships with Pisces, Taurus or a Virgo.
Their descendant is in Cancer, which implies that they need a partner who can soften them up, by offering security and home cooked meals they crave.