July 9 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Charismatic and sociable, you have a flair for people and can make friends easily. Although you are usually outgoing, your birthday shows you to be a person with a sensitive soul and powerful emotions. With your insight, intuitive intellect, and strong sense of justice, you like to speak your mind, and often you have strong convictions. When you stand up for your ideals and fight for others, you show your sympathetic and compassionate nature.
Since you possess sensitive awareness and a strong need for a harmonious environment, you may prefer not to rock the boat. Whether at home with your family or with friends, you can at times be called upon to make important sacrifices in order to please others.
By not harboring resentment, you will find that your good deeds will be rewarded many times over. Guard against the tendency to suffer in silence; this causes emotional outbursts. It is important to form a good foundation in life, progressing at a steady pace, even though you might want to begin making money before you know where your abilities lie.
Endowed with a fertile imagination, you may benefit from channeling your thoughts into constructive pursuits rather than allowing them to develop into anxiety or worry. At your best you are fun-loving, generous, and gregarious, with a good sense of humor.
After the age of thirteen, when your progressed Sun enters into the sign of Leo, you begin to assert yourself and develop more confidence to display your talents and skills. When you are forty-three, your progressed Sun moves into Virgo, there is a change of emphasis in your life, and you are likely to become more discriminating, practical, and perfectionist. At the age of seventy-three, when your progressed Sun moves into Libra, companionship and your relationships in general may start to play a more important part in your life.
DEGREE: 16°30’-17°30’ CANCER
Canopus, Al Wasat
Star’s name: Canopus
Degree position: 13°58’-15° Cancer between the years 1930 and 2000
Constellation: Alpha Cannae
Applicable days: July 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Star qualities: Saturn/Jupiter and Moon/Mars
Description: a yellow-white star located in one of the oars of the ship Argo
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
The Egyptian god Canopus, patron of ships and voyages, is linked to this star which bestows travel and suggests long voyages. This star imparts a kind nature, conservatism, astuteness, and success through education and academic achievements. You have the ability to acquire comprehensive knowledge as well as work for the community This star also warns about family and relations, domestic afflictions, and troubles with a parent.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star bestows success in public affairs and attainment of far-reaching objectives through industrious effort. Fame can also be achieved but is not always long-lasting. There may be some minor problems on the domestic front or with friends and relatives, although help is there when it is needed most.
• Positive: earnestness, commitment, love of travel, perseverance, success in law
• Negative: frustration, discontent, most problems are of your own doing, involvement in lawsuits
See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.
Your Secret Self
Doubt or frustration may pull you away from concentrating on your positive goals, but by enduring, you can fortify your willpower. This can ensure that you will not be controlled by circumstances but rather control them. By challenging yourself to excel, you surprise yourself with what you can achieve.
With the sensitivity and imagination to put yourself in the place of others, you possess an exceptional gift for understanding humanity. You may, however, need to complement this with your own form of self-expression in order to give yourself the power and purpose you need. Being very creative and intuitive, you are likely to find many avenues for your talents.
Work & Vocation
Your gift for dealing with people and a natural empathy make you ideal for working with the public. Your interest in humanity, the community, and social conditions may lead you to the healing professions, law, social work, or counseling. This birthday also indicates possible success in sales and promotions. Your ability to speak out may attract you to be an orator; talented with words, you may wish to be a writer. Alternatively, your imagination may find an outlet through business or artistic pursuits, such as the theater, art and design, or publishing. Your creative side may particularly enjoy work involving the home, such as interior design.
Famous people who share your birthday include actors Tom Hanks and Richard Roundtree, artist David Hockney, writer Barbara Cartland, former British prime minister Edward Heath, and inventor Nicola Tesla.
Benevolence, compassion, and sentimental sensitivity are all associated with the number 9 birthday. Intuitive and psychic abilities point to a universal receptivity; if channeled positively, this may inspire you to seek a spiritual path. With a number 9 birthday, you usually feel that your life is mapped out for you and does not leave you much room to maneuver. You may also have to develop understanding, tolerance, and patience, as well as learning to become impersonal. Learn to trust your own instincts and avoid being dissatisfied with your lot. Success often comes through persistence and a positive outlook. The subinfluence of the number 7 month indicates that you are reserved and thoughtful, with a sensitive nature and a strong desire for self-fulfillment. As a humanitarian, at times you can experience inner tensions when facing friction between a need for self-expression and responsibility to others. You may need to learn how to strike a balance between being overly confident and being doubtful and insecure.
• Positive: idealistic, creative, sensitive, generous, magnetic, poetic, charitable, giving, detached, lucky, popular
• Negative: frustrated, nervous, fragmented, unsure, selfish, impractical, easily led, worried, isolated
Love & Relationships
You make a loyal and reliable friend, and with your natural charm you are often popular with a large circle of acquaintances. Having high expectations from relationships, you often give a lot to those you love, but you need to be loved and appreciated yourself. With the power to attract people from all walks of life comes the necessity to exercise a certain amount of discrimination. Although relationships and marriage are important to you, material security may be a prerequisite.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
For love and happiness, look for a partner among those born on the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 5, 9, 18, 19, Feb. 3, 7, 16, 17, Mar. 1, 5, 14, 15, 31, Apr. 3, 12, 13, 29,May 1, 10, 11, 27, 29, June 8, 9, 25, 27, July 6, 7, 23, 25, 31, Aug. 4, 5, 21, 23, 29, Sept. 2, 3, 19, 21, 27, 30, Oct. 1, 17, 19, 25, 28, Dec. 13, 15, 21, 24
Beneficial: Jan. 1, 6, 17, Feb. 4, 15, Mar. 2, 13, Apr. 11, May 9, June 7, July 5, Aug. 3, Sept. 1, Oct. 31, Nov. 29, Dec. 27
Fatal attractions: Jan. 6, 7, 8, 9
Challenging: Jan. 2, 16, Feb. 14, Mar. 12, Apr. 10, May 8, June 6, July 4, Aug. 2, Dec. 30
Soul mates: Jan. 11, 31, Feb. 9, 29, Mar. 7, 27, Apr. 5, 25, May 3, 23, June 1, 21, July 19, Aug. 17, Sept. 15, Oct. 13, Nov. 11, Dec. 9