People who study the Astrology Zodiac Sign are called an astrologer, astrologist or a mathematicus.
Astrology is considered as a form of divination and is different from the study of astronomy. The word Astrology stems from the Greek. The belief in astrology is that the positions of certain celestial bodies either influence or correlate with a persons personality trait.
In the past, those studying Astrology used observation of celestial objects and the charting of their movements.
These days the Modern study of Astrology uses astrological tables called an ephemeris. There a number of different schools of Astrology including, Babylonian astrology, Hellenistic, Medieval & Renaissance, Modern Western astrology, Modern tropical and sidereal horoscopic, and others. Much of the ASTROLOGY we see these days originated from the ancient Babylonians around the 2nd millennium BCE.
By the 4th century BCE, it had found its way to Greece. By the 1st century BCE, it was transformed into the Egyptian tradition of Decanic astrology to create Horoscopic astrology. Horoscopic Zodiac
Astrology can be divided into four major branches:
Natal Zodiac Astrology: the study of a person's natal chart.
Katarchic Zodiac Astrology: includes electional and event astrology.
The former the best time to begin a new project.The latter is about understanding an event from the time at which it took place.
Horary Zodiac Astrology: used to answer a specific question.
Mundane Astrology: the use of astrology in relation to world events.