According To Gabby Concepcion Laging Very Loving Si Overweight Sharon Cuneta After Performing

That is simply a mnemonic for the 13 Zodiacal Constellations. 

According – Aries

To – Taurus

Gabby – Gemini

Concepcion – Cancer

Laging – Leo

Very – Virgo

Loving – Libra

Si – Scorpius

Overweight – Ophiuchus

Sharon – Sagittarius

Cuneta – Capricorn

After – Aquarius

Performing – Pisces

To my foreign friends, this would not be very useful because I know you are clueless about who those people are. However, you may use this:

All The Great Constellations Live Very Long Since Oscillating Stars Can’t Alter Physics (source)

I added the oscillating (twinkling) word since astronomers have long considered Ophiuchus as one of the Zodiacs. Astrologers, however, think that having a 13th constellation (mind you, the constellation is aka The Serpent Bearer) is unlucky, malas or whatever you want to call it. By the way, Sharon and Gabby were really famous personalities back in the 80’s here in our country. 


Screenshot from Stellarium

Thank you, Nico Mendoza (former RTU AstroSoc president) for reminding me about this! A few days ago at the Laguna State Polytechnic University in Santa Cruz, Laguna, the UPLB AstroSoc conducted its annual activity called AstroSkwela where we taught Basic Astronomy to students (and probably the teachers, too). I talked about it in my previous post.

One more thing, those constellations belonged to the Zodiac because they lie along the Ecliptic. Ecliptic is the sun’s path over the course of the year.

I was never able to memorize those 13 until I learned about the mnemonic. How about you? How’d you do it 😉 To the Stars!


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