January 4 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Success-oriented, you are a frank and honest Capricorn who is willing to work hard to achieve your objectives. Ambitious and competitive, you have a sharp and quick intellect, good judgment, and the ability to overcome all obstacles if you apply self-discipline. However, if you avoid the responsibility needed to fulfill your high destiny, you may not be able to satisfy your strong urge to build something of long-lasting value.
With the supporting influence of your decanate ruler, Taurus, you can express artistic and creative abilities either in your career or as a pastime. The influence of Venus can bestow charm and a flair for being witty, entertaining, and sociable. With an expansive viewpoint and a love of variety, you may be drawn to travel or the study of philosophical or spiritual subjects. This does not detract from a shrewd practicality that allows you to gain value for money and make the most of any situation.
Although you are confident of your opinions and quick with your responses, there is a danger that in your dealings with others you may become arrogant or impatient. While you can have a very pragmatic approach to life and show a real power for accumulating wealth, you may find greater satisfaction in concerns of a more profound nature.
From the age of seventeen, when your progressed Sun enters Aquarius, you become more group-oriented, less conservative, and more freedom-loving. In your middle years you will reap the benefits of your labor as long as you have applied yourself to hard work and dedication. If you seek a new direction, you must approach it cautiously in order to avoid sudden changes and unwise speculations that may arise from boredom. After the age of forty-seven, when your progressed Sun moves into Pisces, your emotional sensitivity is enhanced and you develop a stronger inner life. This can be reflected in your visions, dreams, and ideals. In later years you are likely to retain a youthful outlook.
DEGREE: 12°-14° CAPRICORN
Star’s name: Wega, also called Vulture
Degree position: 14°20-15° 19’ Capricorn between the years 1930 and 2000
Orb: 2° 30’
Constellation: Alpha Lyra
Applicable days: January 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Star qualities: varied interpretations: Venus/Mercury, also Jupiter/Saturn
Description: a bright white and blue sapphire star located in the lower part of the Lyre
Your Secret Self
Your strong and assured front often hides your powerful emotions and sensitivity. With your strong imagination and receptive nature, you can be a practical visionary who is able to connect to the mass collective. Through compassion, you realize that you have a gift to offer others. You can be dramatic and proud, and the translation of these qualities into your work or creative expression can be a vital key to your success. Alternatively, if you do not channel your sensitivity into positive outlets or recognize the importance of work in your life, you may be prone to escapism, lack of clarity, or mood swings.
Usually genial in your approach, you are interested in a wide range of subjects, particularly education, philosophy, law, religion, travel, or politics. At your best you can be an inspired thinker or uplifting conversationalist, talking about your pet subject with great enthusiasm.
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Wega bestows leadership ability and a sociable and outgoing personality. Usually you possess an idealistic and optimistic outlook and have creative abilities and a talent for writing. This star however also implies that changeable circumstances can bring about fluctuating periods of success and suggests that only with determination can you ensure stability.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, Wega imparts success and opportunities to rise to high positions. This star may bring you into contact with influential people, and this might lead to honor and popularity. Wega’s influence also suggests that changeable circumstances may cause success to be shortlived. You probably enjoy work in a governmental position or dealing with the general public. This star also warns against being too critical or abrupt.
• Positive: refinement, hope, serious, responsible
• Negative: misuse of power; overly reserved, critical, abrupt, hidden enemies
Work & Vocation
Sociable and friendly, you possess good communication skills and have a flair for dealing with the public. As this birthday implies a need for transformation and variety in your occupation, you need plenty of activity to avoid procrastination. Success often lies along commercial lines, making you a good manager or planner. Employment may also come through government agencies such as the civil service, police work, and local authorities. A love of knowledge implies that you can be an excellent teacher or trainer. With your imagination, wit, and natural talent for entertainment, you can mix work with social activities or enter the world of showbiz.
Famous people who share your birthday include actress Dyan Cannon, scientist Sir Isaac Newton, boxer Floyd Patterson, fairy tale writer Jacob Grimm, shorthand inventor Isaac Pitman, and inventor of writing system for the blind Louis Braille.
The solid structure and orderly power suggested by the number 4 birthday indicate that often you need stability and like to establish order. As a number 4 individual, you are sensitive to form and composition. Security-conscious, you like to build a strong foundation for yourself and your family. Your pragmatic approach to life confers a good business sense and an ability to achieve material success. Faithful though undemonstrative, you are usually honest, frank, and fair. Nevertheless, you may have to learn how to express your feelings. The challenges for a number 4 individual may include overcoming periods of instability. The subinfluence of the number 1 month indicates that you are ambitious and enterprising, with an independent outlook. Innovative and inquisitive, with plenty of energy, you are usually hardworking and serious, with a desire to achieve a great deal. Mentally sharp and intuitive, you are inclined to make your own decisions or strike out alone. Being authoritative implies that you prefer to give out orders, rather than be in a subordinate position. When inspired with original ideas, you often show others the way forward.
• Positive: well organized, self-disciplined, steady, hardworking, good with your hands, pragmatic, trusting, exact
• Negative: uncommunicative, repressed, lazy, procrastination, too economical, bossy, resentful
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
You could delay settling down, but may be more likely to reveal your loving nature to people born on the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 3, 14, 24, 28, Feb. 1, 12, 22, 26, Mar. 10, 20, Apr. 8, 18, May 6, 16, 20, 31, June 4, 14, 29, July 2, 12, 27, Aug. 10, 25, 31, Sept. 8, 12, 23, 29, Oct. 6, 21, 27, Nov. 4, 19, 25, Dec. 2, 17, 23
Beneficial: Jan. 1, 11, Feb. 9, Mar. 7, 28, Apr. 5, 26, 30, May 3, 24, 28, June 1, 22, 26, July 20, 24, Aug. 18, 22, Sept. 16, 20, 30, Oct. 14, 18, 28, Nov. 12, 16, 26, Dec. 10, 14, 24
Fatal attractions: July 4, 5, 6, 7
Challenging: Jan. 17, 20, Feb. 15, 18, Mar. 13, 16, Apr. 11, 14, May 9, 12, June 7, 10, July 5, 8, Aug. 3, 6, Sept. 1, 4, Oct. 2
Soul mates: July 29, Aug. 27, Sept. 25, Oct. 23, 31, Nov. 21, 29, Dec. 19, 27
Love & Relationships
Dynamic and witty, you can be very charming. When you are gregarious and kind, you have many friends and an active social life. As you enjoy lightness and creativity, you may be happiest when sharing these with partners and others. You may, however, be indecisive when it comes to definite commitment and may have to beware of money matters affecting your relationships. Romantically, although you can appear indifferent at times, underneath lies a sensitive and compassionate soul.