December 1 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Independent and ambitious, you are a determined Sagittarian with idealistic aspirations. Although you need the freedom to express yourself and pursue your aims and interests, you are also a sociable and charming individual. Enthusiastic and optimistic, you like to leave your options open for opportunities or adventure, and you do well by staying focused.
The double influence of your ruling planet, Jupiter, implies that you prefer to see the broad plan rather than the fine detail, and you are a good organizer. Although you may be occupied with mundane issues, your need for spiritual insight implies that you seek a practical philosophy to help you feel confident and secure. The dynamic power and the restlessness indicated by your birthday suggest that life has a lot in store for you. Although productivity is associated with your birthday, you may have to guard against being overly zealous or impatient.
A struggle between idealistic and materialistic tendencies suggests that a scattering of your energies or lack of self-motivation may be your greatest challenges. An inclination to give up under stress or become easily bored can be overcome by carefully planning your projects and persevering in what you aim for. If you are hardworking and practical, you can use natural common sense and intuition to think instinctively and quickly. At times direct and outspoken, with strong opinions, you take a gamble and strive for honesty at all costs.
Up to the age of twenty, you are optimistic and adventurous, with a strong desire to expand your opportunities. This may be through taking chances, education, or travel. A turning point occurs as you reach the age of twenty-one, when your progressed Sun moves into Capricorn. This brings a more pragmatic, orderly, and structured approach to your life. You acquire a greater sense of how to realistically achieve your goals. There is another change of emphasis at age fifty-one, when your progressed Sun moves into Aquarius. This highlights issues regarding friendship, group awareness, and independence. You may decide to share some of your more progressive ideas with others.
DEGREE: 8°30’-9°30’ SAGITTARIUS
Antares, also called Anti Aries or the Rival of Mars; Han
Star’s name: Antares, also called Anti Aries or the Rival of Mars
Degree position: 8°48’-9°49’ Sagittarius between the years 1930 and 2000
Constellation: Alpha Scorpio
Applicable days: November 30, December 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Star qualities: Mars/Jupiter, also Jupiter/Venus
Description: a binary star; fiery red and emerald green, located in the body of the Scorpion
Your Secret Self
With your dynamic emotions and sensitive power, you can quickly judge situations by the way you feel. As you are very instinctive, your first reactions about people are usually right. With a wide emotional range, you can go from being warm, gentle, and compassionate to being strong and resolute. Although you may suffer at times from restlessness and impatience, once you set your mind on a job, you like to do it well and can be relentlessly persistent.
You are an interesting mixture of charm, practical organization, and fertile imagination, and your work can be an important outlet for your energy and talents. Diligent and concentrated effort must be applied in order to take advantage of your remarkable potential, but fortunately your hard work will give you financial protection. With a good sense of vision and a strong emphasis on values, you are in a position to positively influence others.
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Antares is one of the four royal stars and therefore is of great importance. This star imparts an adventurous nature, keen mentality, broad-minded outlook, and liberal attitude. It also indicates unexpected events, lucky breaks, and numerous opportunities for travel to foreign lands. Antares bestows courage, strong convictions, and a daring character However; it also warns against rashness, destructive behavior, obstinacy, and vengeful acts.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, Antares imparts an interest in education, politics, or business dealing with the public. You are probably idealistic, optimistic, and willing to fight for just causes. Antares also bestows a talent for writing and a religious outlook that seeks knowledge and wisdom. Although Antares bestows honor and riches, these are not necessarily long-lasting. With Antares’s influence, unforeseen circumstances can change situations suddenly for good or bad.
• Positive: courageous, worldly, travel to foreign lands, higher education
• Negative: hot temper, outspoken, rebellious, destructive behavior
See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.
Work & Vocation
Independent and strong-willed, you have natural leadership abilities that can ensure your success at the forefront of your field if you are only willing to exercise the necessary self-discipline. You are practical, with an honest and direct approach, and others appreciate knowing where they stand with you. Your organizational skills show a talent for administration, but this may not provide enough stimulation to keep you happy unless it also involves people and variety. With your original ideas, you often enjoy initiating your own projects or do much to improve existing systems.
Famous people who share your birthday include comedian/director Woody Allen, comedian Richard Pryor, musician Jaco Pastorius, ballerina Alicia Markova, singer/actress Bette Midler, and golfer Lee Trevino.
The great desire to be first and independent is suggested by your birthdate. As a number 1 individual, you are inclined to be innovative and courageous, with plenty of energy. Often there is a need to establish a strong identity and develop assertiveness. The pioneering spirit indicated here encourages you to strike out alone. These self-starting forces can also stimulate you to develop executive or leadership abilities. Full of enthusiasm and original ideas, you can show others the way forward. With a number 1 birthday, you may also need to learn that the world does not revolve around you; avoid an inclination to be self-centered or dictatorial. The subinfluence of the number 12 month indicates that you are friendly, with a generous personality. Although you are idealistic, with a daring and optimistic attitude, you want to keep your feet firmly on the ground and use your good common sense. Although you usually have no trouble convincing or attracting others, you may need to learn when to take the lead and when to accept change and compromise.
• Positive: leadership, creative, progressive, forceful, optimistic, strong convictions, competitive, independent, gregarious
• Negative: overbearing, jealous, egotistical, too proud, antagonistic, lack of restraint, selfish, unstable, impatient
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
To find long-lasting happiness and security, you might begin by looking for someone born on one of the following days.
Love & friendship: Jan. 1, 7, 11, 12, 22, 27, Feb. 5, 9, 20, Mar. 3, 7, 18, 26, 31, Apr. 1, 5, 16, 29, May 3, 14, 27, 29, June 1, 12, 25, 27, July 10, 23, 25, Aug. 8, 16, 21, 23, 31, Sept. 6, 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, Feb. 6, 12, 17, Mar. 4, 10, 15, Apr. 2, 8, 13, May 6, 11, June 4, 9, July 2, 7, Aug. 5, Sept. 3, Oct. 1, 29, Nov. 27, Dec. 25, 29
Fatal attractions: May 30, 31, June 1, 2
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
Love & Relationships
Idealistic and sociable, you seek emotional stability and security. As a charismatic personality, you often attract many friends and admirers. Usually harmonious and kind, you are willing to work at keeping the peace in your relationships and rarely give up on a partner you love. Although you can express feelings of love and affection, you can become inconsiderate or willful if your emotions become repressed.