November 16 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Intuitive and thoughtful, with a pragmatic approach, you are a Scorpio with good organizational and planning skills. As a rational thinker, you like to make good use of the wide knowledge you frequently acquire through your inquisitiveness and probing mind. As you are a perfectionist, this cerebral potential suggests that you like to solve problems and can succeed in research work and study.
The subinfluence of your decanate ruler, Cancer, empowers you with imagination and psychic abilities. This influence also suggests that you possess deep feelings and a capacity to express yourself dramatically through a dynamic unconscious. Idealistic, with a forceful personality, you have the ability to understand current trends and can enjoy being creative while making money if you do not succumb to being critical or fixed in your ideas.
Positive thinking and education, whether formal or self-directed, usually play an important role in your advancement. Although often skeptical, you may discover sometime in life a need to enhance your common sense by exploring a more philosophical or mystical perspective. You may even find yourself acting as an advisor to others. Since you are particularly drawn to people who are clever or interesting, you are liable to make contacts based on shared interests.
While you are between the ages of six and thirty-five, your progressed Sun is in Sagittarius, highlighting issues of adventure and expansion in life. You may feel optimistic or wish to extend your mental horizons through study or travel during this period. At age thirty-six, when your progressed Sun moves into Capricorn, you reach a turning point as you start to take a more practical, ordered, and realistic approach to life. From the age of sixty-six, when your progressed Sun enters Aquarius, you begin to increase your powers of observation and become more independent, humanitarian, and group-conscious.
DEGREE: 23°30’-24°30’ SCORPIO
Star’s name: Agena
Degree position: 22°48’-23°45’ Scorpio between the years 1930 and 2000
Constellation: Beta Centuris
Applicable days: November 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Star qualities: varied influences: Venus/Jupiter or Mars/Mercury
Description: a small white star located on the right foreleg of the Centaur
Your Secret Self
Inside you are extremely sensitive and vulnerable, even though on the surface you appear confident, dramatic, and strong. You gradually come to realize that responsibility and hard work are the way to success, and you are willing to make sacrifices for your objectives or for others. A deep desire for harmony and simplicity may find expression through art and music; it may also emphasize the importance of your home and family.
Counterbalancing your desire for peace is a desire to move and be constantly exploring new mental horizons. The quest for knowledge and, ultimately, wisdom can take you into the world of education, travel, or new adventures. To avoid alternating between restlessness and getting stuck in a rut, it is important for you to lead a well-balanced life, reflect, and stay calm.
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Agena bestows achievement and the rise to a high position. This star also imparts vitality and good health. Often you are refined and possess a high moral code, which may in turn bring friendship, success, and honors.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, Agena bestows ambition and success. You are probably well connected or have prominent friends and associates. This star provides good social skills and the ability to attract wide popularity, which in turn brings opportunities. Agena encourages mental activity and quick, outspoken responses; however it also suggests that speaking out of turn or being indiscreet can be costly.
• Positive: assertive, eleven stamina, popularity, good morals
• Negative: rashness, indecision, lack of honor
See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.
Work & Vocation
Practical and shrewd, you have an innate business sense. Employers respect your good organizational skills and the fact that you can be responsible. This can aid you in administration or managerial work. Being very independent, however, you like the freedom to work in your own way or may prefer to be self-employed. You are generally aware of the advantages of working cooperatively with others and may become involved in working partnerships. Your keen mind may attract you to research, education, law, or advisory positions. Some people of this birthday also have an interest in the study of philosophy, psychology, or metaphysics. Equally, you can be financially successful in sales, agencies, or promotion. You are a good long-term planner and usually enjoy fighting for a cause.
Famous people who share your birthday include actress Bo Derek, composer William Handy, boxer Frank Bruno, jockey Willie Carson, comedian Griff Rhys Jones, actor Burgess Meredith, scientist Werner Von Braun, and writer Chinua Achebe.
A number 16 birthday suggests that you are thoughtful, sensitive, and friendly. Although analytical, you often judge life and people according to how you feel. As a number 16 personality, however, you can experience inner tensions when facing friction between a need for self-expression and responsibility to others. With this birthdate, you may be interested in world affairs and may join international corporations or the media world. If creative, you can have a talent for writing with sudden flashes of inspiration. You may need to learn how to balance between being overly confident and being doubtful and insecure. The subinfluence of the number 11 month indicates that although you are receptive and imaginative, with powerful emotions, you can be secretive and often hide your feelings by appearing collected or aloof. You may prefer to rationalize your feelings but are prone to strong emotional reactions or periods of emotional turbulence. These strong desires for self-fulfillment need to find expression through an ideal or a cause. Although your expectations of others are high, being unsympathetic or too critical can undermine your long-term plans.
• Positive: knowledgeable, responsibilities to home and family, integrity, intuitive, social, cooperative, insightful
• Negative: worry, never satisfied, irresponsible, self-promoting, opinionated, skeptical, fussy, irritable
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
If you are looking for a partner, you might start by searching for someone born on one of the following days.
Love & friendship: Jan. 3, 4, 14, 17, 20, 24, 25, Feb. 1, 2, 12, 18, 22, Mar. 10, 13, 16, 20, 29, 30, 31, Apr. 8, 14, 18, 27, 28, May 6, 12, 16, 25, 26, 31, June 4, 10, 14, 23, 24, 29, July 2, 8, 12, 21, 22, 27, Aug. 6, 10, 19, 20, 25, Sept. 4, 8, 17, 18, 23, Oct. 2, 6, 15, 16, 21, 30, Nov. 4, 13, 14, 19, 28, 30, Dec. 2, 11, 12, 17, 26, 28, 30
Beneficial: Jan. 4, 8, 21, Feb. 1, 2, 6, 19, Mar. 4, 17, 28, Apr. 2, 15, 16, May 13, 24, June 11, 22, July 9, 20, Aug. 7, 18, 31, Sept. 5, 16, 29, Oct. 3, 14, 27, Nov. 1, 12, 25, Dec. 10, 23
Fatal attractions: Jan. 3, May 12, 13, 14, 15, 31, June 29, July 27, Aug. 25, Sept. 23, Oct. 21, Nov. 19, Dec. 11, 17
Challenging: Jan. 7, 10, 15, 31, Feb. 5, 8, 13, 29, Mar. 3, 6, 11, 27, Apr. 1, 4, 9, 25, May 2, 7, 23, June 5, 21, July 3, 19, Aug. 1, 17, Sept. 15, Oct. 13, Nov. 11, Dec. 9
Soul mates: Mar. 31, Apr. 29, May 27, June 25, July 23, Aug. 21, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, 29, Nov. 15, 27, Dec. 13, 25
Love & Relationships
Although you are a pragmatic and intelligent person, your idealistic and individual character suggests that often you are drawn to unconventional relationships or to people from foreign countries. You generally like someone who can positively stimulate your mind, and, once committed, you become loving, loyal, and supportive. Although you are a perfectionist, avoid imposing your ideals and beliefs on others, as they might resent your bossy approach. A touch of youthfulness and mischief will stay with you throughout your relationships to ensure that you do not take things too seriously.