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The Most Observant Zodiac Sign, According to Astrologers

They'll notice everything going on around them.

Some people notice everything. They'll pick up subtle changes in your body language or tone of voice, they'll realize that you switched from whole to skim milk in your coffee, and they'll remember that mundane detail you told them nearly a year ago. If you know someone with this razor-sharp attention to detail, it may make sense to consider their horoscope. Keep reading to hear from astrologers about the most observant zodiac signs, from mildly mindful to profoundly perceptive.

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You might not peg Pisces as the observant type thanks to their forgetful tendencies and constant daydreaming. However, they can be quite attentive when it comes to relationships.

These emotional, romantic fish know exactly what their partners need physically and emotionally, says Lauren DeGolia, clarity consultant and astrologer at Fresh Start Registry. They have a great memory and can keep track of anything they've observed about their significant other, whether that's a new jacket they've been eying or that they could use a hug.


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Sagittarians love to travel and learn new things. "This natural curiosity makes them the ultimate observers because they want to understand how everything works and fits together," explains DeGolia.

They're always looking ahead, so all the details they gather become a collection of talking points that they can look back on and share with others. They'll have never-ending information about people, places, events, or even dates and times.

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Man and Woman Looking Over Business Plans

Capricorns are not the type to fly by the seat of their pants. These workaholics value organization and have keen attention to detail that helps them complete everything on their to-do lists.

Betty Andrews, life coach, astrologer, and psychic at Fresh Start Registry, says that, in business situations, "They understand challenges and risks that may occur before they've even happened, because of their uncanny observation skills." While others might miss these cues, Capricorns get right to problem-solving.


Man Observing Something

Even though they spend a lot of time with their own thoughts, these air signs notice everything. "Their analytical minds are turning over every detail from every situation, in every dimension," shares Andrews.

She says Aquarians' perceptiveness puts them at a huge advantage in both professional and personal situations. They'll pick up on what a client really wants (as opposed to what they're saying), or they'll understand when a friend needs some space. And as the humanitarian of the zodiac, these skills come in handy with all their volunteer work.

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Libras are ruled by Venus, the planet of love and beauty, so they're all about aesthetics. But their observation skills extend far beyond stylish clothes and timeless art.

As an air sign, Libras are known for communicating. DeGolia notes that they can pick up small nuances about a person from a simple conversation. "Their amplified ability to observe what makes other people tick is their superpower and it serves them well."

And while this makes them one of the friendliest, most social zodiac signs, it also causes them to veer into people-pleaser territory.


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No one pays attention to details quite like a Virgo. They are meticulous, organized, and self-proclaimed perfectionists, so it's not surprising that they are the most observant zodiac sign.

"It's almost supernatural how much they can observe and report back on people, places, and situations," says Andrews. Nothing gets past them; they'll see something and analyze it for an extended period.

Virgos are also ruled by Mercury, the planet of communication, which means they have a natural ability to "sort and organize information so that it's easier to recall later," says DeGolia, who refers to their memory bank as "the data repositories of their mind."

Courtney Shapiro
Courtney Shapiro is an Associate Editor at Best Life. Before joining the Best Life team, she had editorial internships with BizBash and Anton Media Group. Read more
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