January 23 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Intuitive yet practical, you are a hardworking Aquarian with a strong insight into people. Preferring to be methodical and organized, you like to build a solid foundation to whatever you want to achieve in life. Although pragmatic, you can also be sensitive with a fertile imagination.
With the added influence of your Sun in the decanate of Aquarius, you have an inventive mind, especially when it comes to problem solving. Sociable and friendly, you need people and like to present a good image. Instinctively, you have an astute understanding of character and motivation that can bestow strong humanitarian tendencies. With your great mental potential you can experience moments of high inspiration or intuition but may also have to overcome a tendency to be stubborn or obstinate.
Honest and direct, you possess a magnetic charm that can save you from many difficult situations and draw people toward you. Although you are sociable, a certain reserve suggests that you are prone to occasionally suppressing or inhibiting your emotions. Usually thrifty and economical, you put a great emphasis on work. As a practical idealist, you need only to apply diligent and concentrated effort in order to take advantage of your special potential.
Until you reach the age of twenty-seven your progressed Sun is in Aquarius, highlighting issues of personal freedom, friendship, and expressing your individuality. At the age of twenty-eight, when your progressed Sun moves into Pisces, you become more emotionally sensitive and receptive, with your psychic impressions of others becoming stronger. At the age of fifty-eight there is another turning point as your progressed Sun enters Aries. This influence accents a greater self-orientation and a need for new activities as you start to feel more confident and assertive.
DEGREE: 2°-3° AQUARIUS
Altair; also called Al Tair or the Eagle; Al-bireo; Dabih; Gied1, also called Al Jady
Star’s name: Altair also called Al Tair or the Eagle
Degree position: Aquarius 0°47’-1°43’ between the years 1930 and 2000
Constellation: Alpha Aquila
Applicable days: January 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Star qualities: Mars/Jupiter, Uranus, Mercury
Description: a white and yellow star in the neck of the Eagle
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Altair bestows strong desires, confidence, ambition, and a liberal attitude, yet an unyielding nature as well. This star indicates that although you can be radical and rebellious or sometimes cause trouble by throwing a monkey wrench in the works, your originality, eccentricity and ingenious ideas often compensate for your misbehavior Altair also bestows sudden bursts of wealth or success through new inventions but warns that fluctuating circumstances can frequently endanger positions of authority.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star imparts originality, popularity, and adventurous tendencies. Altair also urges you to seek knowledge and reveals a talent for writing and education. Often ambitious and daring, you seek a change of fortune and may enjoy unexpected gains or other benefits. Group-oriented, you can make friends and influence people.
• Positive: original, inventive, individual, humanitarian, creative
• Negative: rebellious, antagonistic, unpredictable
See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.
Your Secret Self
Although you can work hard and be responsible, you also need variety and change in your life; otherwise, you may become impatient or restless. Desiring order and security, you also want freedom and dislike being tied down. These contrasting sides to your personality suggest that you need to periodically break away from your routine and be a bit more adventurous. This may also inspire you to be more dynamically productive.
With your high ideals, dreams, and emotional power, you possess a strong inner need for love, affection, and self-expression. If obstructed, you may be prone to alternating moods or escapism. With patience, you can enjoy the challenge of actively finding harmony within yourself. As a strong visionary, you have much to offer others with your foresight and sensitive depth of understanding.
Work & Vocation
Your inventive mind needs to be constantly stimulated, and with your people skills you may be happy in careers dealing with the public. Your more practical side may be drawn to business, while your humanitarian inclinations may attract you to counseling or social reform. Your practical and responsible approach ensures that employers notice and respect your talents. Although organized and methodical, you do not like to be in a job that is boring. As you are likely to be good with your hands, you may use your dexterity in some practical application. If you develop your innate creativity, you will invariably want to express yourself in an original or unique way.
Famous people who share your birthday include painter Edouard Manet, actor Humphrey Bogart, Princess Caroline of Monaco, French actress Jeanne Moreau, singer Anita Pointer, entertainer Chita Rivera, and Russian film director Sergei Eisenstein.
Intuition, emotional sensitivity, and creativity are some of the attributes of 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. You are fond of travel, adventure, and meeting new people; the restlessness implied by the number 23 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 1 month indicates that you are autonomous, enthusiastic, and original. Although you have an independent and progressive outlook, you can benefit greatly from collaborating with others. By creating a harmonious atmosphere, you are able to relax and achieve inner peace. You may, however, have to overcome a tendency to be stubborn or inflexible about emotional issues.
• Positive: loyal, responsible, travel, communicative, intuitive, creative, versatile, trustworthy, fame
• Negative: selfish, insecure, stubborn, fault-finding, withdrawn, prejudiced
Love & Relationships
Friendly and receptive, you are a humanitarian with a good understanding of people. A need for variety and a tendency to become restless imply that you benefit from the company of mentally stimulating people who can keep you interested in new and progressive ideas. Since you have plenty of love to give, you benefit from finding the right kind of person who can appreciate your sensitivity. A need to find a channel for expression can help you be creative and avoid fluctuating moods, which cause you to sulk or be difficult. Even though you are usually loyal in relationships, you still need the freedom to be yourself.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
For love, devotion, and happiness, you might have more chances with those born on the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 7, 11, 12, 22, 25, Feb. 5, 9, 20, Mar. 3, 7, 18, 31, Apr. 1, 5, 16, 29, May 3, 5, 14, 17, 27, 29, June 1, 12, 25, 27, July 10, 23, 25, Aug. 8, 21, 23, 31, Sept. 6, 9, 19, 21, 29, Oct. 4, 17, 19, 27, 30, Nov. 2, 15, 17, 25, 28, Dec. 13, 15, 23, 26
Beneficial: Jan. 8, 14, 19, 30, Feb. 6, 12, 17, Mar. 4, 10, 15, Apr. 2, 8, 13, 24, May 6, 11, June 4, 9, July 2, 7, Aug. 5, Sept. 3, Oct. 1, 29, Nov. 27, Dec. 25, 29
Fatal attractions: July 24, 25, 26, 27
Challenging: Jan. 9, 18, 20, Feb. 7, 16, 18, Mar. 5, 14, 16, Apr. 3, 12, 14, May 1, 10, 12, June 8, 10, July 6, 8, 29, Aug. 4, 6, 27, Sept. 2, 4, 25, Oct. 2, 23, Nov. 21, Dec. 19
Soul mates: Jan. 9, Feb. 7, Mar. 5, Apr. 3, May 1, Oct. 30, Nov. 28, Dec. 26