This year's Zodiac animal is sheep. 2015 Chinese New Year Day is on February 19, 2015. Luna New Year Day is the new moon day of the first lunar month. The new moon time of the first lunar month is at 7:48 A.M. of February 19, 2015 in Asia Standard Time.
The first day of sheep Year arrive on February 4, 2015 in China Standard Time. This day is not the Chinese New Year Day. Chinese Horoscope signs are determined by the Chinese Astrology Stem-Branch Calendar. The first day of Chinese astrology year is the first day of the Tiger month. That is the day of Start of Spring in the Chinese Astrology Calendar. The Start of Spring is the time when the sun enters the 315th degree on the tropical zodiac. The Start of Spring in China Standard Time is at 12:00 at noon on February 4, 2015. If a baby were born on February 5, 2015, then it is a Sheep baby. More information at your horoscope sign.
The Start of Spring in US Eastern Standard Time is at 23:00 P.M. on February 3, 2015, and in the US Pacific Standard Time is at 20:00 P.M. on February 3, 2015. Therefore, the 2015 Sheep year starts on February 3, 2015 in US time zones.
Chinese Astrology uses one's birthday and birth time to predict their fortune. The astrological birth chart is built by the Chinese Astrology Calendar, which is a combination counting system of Yin-Yang Five Elements and 12 animals. The Five Elements are Metal, Water, Wood, Fire and Earth. The twelve animal are Rat, Cow, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Chicken, Dog and Pig. Year of 2015 is Wooden Sheep. Because Wood (tree) is connected to the color of Green. Therefore, 2015 is the Year of Green Wooden Sheep
We don't want to use Chinese animal sign from the birth year to predict people's fortune here. We are going to use a much more accurate method by using techniques from Chinese Professional fortunetellers to do a 2015 prediction. The method is from the theory of Yin-Yang Five Elements to predict people's fortune. The philosophy of Yin-Yang is the Balance. Traditional Chinese Astrology is a discussion about the balance of Five Elements. Each animal sign contains different Five Elements inside. So every animal sign can be converted into Five Elements. You can find your animal signs, Five Element weights and the astrological birth chart from our Chinese Astrology page.
Before predicting your fortune regarding to your money, career, marriage or health in 2015, you have to know what Type of Element you are and what your Lucky Element is from your Astrology Birth Chart. The Lucky Element is the major factor to determine people's fortune. 2015 is the Year of the Green Wooden Sheep, which contains Earth, Fire and Wood. If your Lucky Element is Wood, Fire or Earth, then 2015 will bring you some degree of fortune. The strongest element of 2015 is Earth. Therefore, people whose lucky element is Earth will get most benefits in 2015. The element of Wood is also shown strong in 2015. People whose lucky element is Wood will have a nice Green Wooden Sheep year, too.
For details and an accurate predictions, the first step to know your fortune is to know which elements and animals are in your birth chart. You can find that information from the Chinese Astrology Lucky Element page using your birthday and birth time.