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(Latin: Scales) In astronomy, the constellation lying between Scorpio and Virgo; in astrology, the seventh sign of the zodiac, governing approximately the period September 22–October 23. Its symbol is either a woman holding a balance scale or the scale alone. The woman is sometimes identified with Astraea, the Roman goddess of justice.
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