April 23 Zodiac Birthday Signs – An enthusiastic warmth and charismatic personality are characteristic of those born on this day. Very intelligent, with a gift for communicating ideas, you are sociable and entertaining. Wanting to be honest with your feelings, you often sparkle with individuality and have the ability to make things happen in a big way.

With the influence of your Taurus decanate, you are a lover of beauty, nature, and the arts, and you have a strong need for self-expression. Since you are likely to be gifted in this department, it is excellent if you can combine your talents with your originality. This implies that you resent being pushed and may retaliate by becoming stubborn and obstinate. Nevertheless, you can be led, especially by love. In your overall life plan, material security is a big issue, and you need something solid and stable to rely upon. You are usually good with financial matters and may have the ability to gain resources for yourself or others.

Being very friendly, you can mix with people from different walks of life and like to keep active. You may have to watch a tendency, however, toward nervousness or stress caused by either repressed emotions or taking on too much. You are generally very persuasive, with an ability to organize and lead others in a way that may seem smooth and effortless. However, you may have to guard against being restless or impatient, which can cause you to suddenly become forcefully opinionated. Luckily, your spirit of enterprise does not allow you to stay down for too long, and with your ability to help yourself and others, you look for new ways to expand your horizons.

Leading up to the age of twenty-seven, you are likely to have viewed life from quite a practical and security-conscious angle. After the age of twenty-eight, however, when your progressed Sun moves into Gemini, you start to be more receptive to new ideas and may even want to start studying. This more cerebral influence continues until the end of your fifties, when your progressed Sun enters Cancer. From this time onward there may be more of a shift toward emotional issues, especially those concerning home and family.

SUN: TAURUS
DECANATE: TAURUS/VENUS
DEGREE: 2°-3° TAURUS
MODE: FIXED
ELEMENT: EARTH

 

FIXED STARS

 

Mirach, also called Andromeda’s Girdle; Mira, also called Stella Mira; El Scheratain, also called Sharatan

PRIMARY STAR

 

Star’s name: Mirach, also called Andromeda’s Girdle
Degree position: 29° 17’ Aries to 0°24’ Taurus between the years 1930 and 2000
Magnitude: 2
Strength: ********
Orb: 2° 10’
Constellation: Beta Andromedae
Applicable days: April 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23
Star qualities: Neptune and Venus
Description: a reddish yellow star located in the side of the girdle of Andromeda

PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE

 

Mirach bestows sensitivity, a dreamy and idealistic nature, and a refined sense of beauty. Frequently you have a gregarious and cheerful outlook, personal charm, a desire for happiness, and a love of company. The positive influence that this star carries endows you with imaginative power; inspiration, and ideas based on artistic creation. Often you possess mediumistic tendencies and a love of daydreaming. Although adventurous, you can also be devoted and visionary. You have a stimulating influence on others and can make friends easily. Often you are helped in life by others.

Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star bestows a talent for composing or playing music. Your goal may be to create the real out of the ideal. This star also implies that eccentricity might be linked to a lack of self-confidence.

Positive: altruism, brilliant mind, inclination to mysticism, idealism, good taste, artistic talents, wide range of interests

Negative: secret bad habits, romantic preoccupation, excessive idealism, delusion

See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.

Your Secret Self

 

A strong work ethic and desire to accomplish in life are balanced by an inner playfulness and desire for love and affection. You have a magnetic ability to captivate people when your loving side is given full rein and you feel inspired to express yourself. This ability often suggests that you can be witty, buoyant, and full of enthusiasm. Although you are charismatic and young at heart, you will have to learn some lessons concerning balancing your need for fun with your sense of responsibility. If you feel strongly about certain issues, you are likely to devote your free time to your cause, supporting it with your idealism and ingenuity.

A small hiccup in your enormous drive to succeed is a materialistic streak, which may tempt you to take the safe route of security rather than really challenge yourself. Any fears you may have regarding money are likely to be groundless, as you have an excellent earning capacity. This is increased by your ability to develop your ideas while keeping people interested or entertained.

Work & Vocation

 

In whatever career you choose, you are willing to work hard to achieve your objectives, and you possess a natural business sense. Your charm, persuasive manner, and communication skills often point to success in the world of sales, promotion, and negotiation. Alternatively, you may find you are suited for a career in real estate, public relations, law, or politics. Your desire to constantly improve your mind may place you among academics; alternatively, you are likely to be inspired by more creative occupations such as photography, writing, art, music, or drama. You are willing to fight tenaciously for a cause you believe in, which may attract you to work that involves reform. You are also an excellent manager, administrator, or executor.

Famous people born on your birthday include scientist Max Planck, singer Roy Orbison, painter Joseph Turner, entertainer/ambassador Shirley Temple Black, actor Lee Majors, and writer Vladimir Nabokov.

Numerology

 

Intuition, emotional sensitivity, and creativity are some of the attributes endowed by a number 23 birthday. Usually you are versatile, passionate, and a quick thinker, with a professional attitude and a mind full of creative ideas. With the number 23 influence, you can learn new subjects easily but may prefer practice to theory. Fond of travel, adventure, and meeting new people, you have a restlessness that urges you to try many different kinds of experiences, and you are apt to make the most of any situation. Generally friendly and fun-loving, with courage and drive, you may need an active life in order to actualize your true potential. The subinfluence of the number 4 month indicates that you like order arid planning. With the use of your intuition and practical skills, you can often arrive at an inspired idea or plan. A need to stay focused suggests that you must not lose sight of your purpose. This also helps you overcome the feeling of being lonely or isolated. Intelligent and creative, you need to express yourself freely. Compassion and kindness shown to others bring Unexpected rewards.

Positive: loyalty, responsibility, travel, communication, intuition, creativity, versatility, trustworthiness, fame

Negative: selfishness, insecurity, stubbornness, uncompromising nature, fault finding, dullness, withdrawal, prejudice

Love & Relationships

 

Being an ardent lover, you can live for the moment. However, your tendency to be idealistic suggests that you need a spiritual connection, as your conception of love is so high. You can, however, become lonely if your expectations are not met. There may also be a possibility of some unusual relationships or secret affairs. Responsibilities concerning others or burdens concerning members of the family may also influence your relationships. You can, however, be a loyal and supportive partner or friend and attract others with your charismatic personality.

YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE

 

You might find love and stability with someone born on one of the following dates.

Love & friendship: Jan. 2, 7, 10, 17, 27, Feb. 5, 8, 15, 25, Mar. 3, 6, 13, 23, Apr. 1, 4, 11, 21, May 2, 9, 19, June 7, 17, July 5, 15, 29, 31, Aug. 3, 13, 27, 29, 31, Sept. 1, 11, 25, 27, 29, Oct. 9, 23, 25, 27, Nov. 7, 21, 23, 25, Dec. 5, 19, 21, 23

Beneficial: Jan. 3, 5, 20, 25, 27, Feb. 1, 3, 18, 23, 25, Mar. 1, 16, 21, 23, Apr. 14, 19, 21, May 12, 17, 19, June 10, 15, 17, July 8, 13, 15, Aug. 6, 11, 13, Sept. 4, 9, 11, Oct. 2, 7, 9, Nov. 5, 7, Dec. 3, 5

Fatal attractions: Jan. 13, Feb. 11, Mar. 9, Apr. 7, May 5, June 3, July 1, Oct. 26, 27, 28

Challenging: Jan. 16, 24, Feb. 14, 22, Mar. 12, 20, Apr. 10, 18, May 8, 16, 31, June 6, 14, 29, July 4, 12, 27, Aug. 2, 10, 25, Sept. 8, 23, Oct. 6, 21, Nov. 4, 19, Dec. 2, 17

Soul mates: Jan. 16, Feb. 14, Mar. 12, Apr. 10, May 8, June 6, July 4, 31, Aug. 2, 29, Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 23, Dec. 21