September 17 Zodiac Birthday Signs – The influence of your birthday indicates that you are a clever and perceptive individual with good communication skills. Independent and bright, you like to keep yourself informed. When inspired, you are able to act spontaneously and seize the opportunities of the moment. A tendency to doubt or lose faith, however, may cause you to become skeptical or worry.

The added influence of your decanate ruler, Taurus, suggests that you possess charm and a talent for words. Sociable and affectionate, you have an appreciation of beauty, color, and form. You may find the influence of women particularly helpful in achieving your goals. Practical and thorough, you are able to pay attention to detail and can become an expert in your field.

You are likely to find new and interesting developments stimulating, and you have the potential to be inventive, analytical, or technical. Although you possess quick responses, you also have the ability to work patiently at long and demanding tasks. You often crave excitement, and an innate restlessness may spur you to make many changes and to explore life through travel or education. These changes may bring uncertainty or unfounded fears regarding your finances and cause you to alternate between being economical and very generous. Learning to keep a creative balance between the old and new can help you avoid becoming dull by keeping you fresh and inspired.

When you reach the age of five, your progressed Sun moves into Libra, commencing a thirty-year period of increased emphasis on your social life and one-to-one relationships, both personal and professional. Another turning point occurs at the age of thirty-five, when your progressed Sun moves into Scorpio, stimulating you to seek deeper meaning to your life and placing more emphasis on the power of transformation. At the age of sixty-five your progressed Sun moves into Sagittarius and highlights a desire to explore new ideas or philosophies. You may wish to travel to different places and enjoy a different lifestyle.

Work & Vocation

With your attention to detail and thoroughness, you can excel in research or science. Practical and analytical, you may fare equally well as an economist, financial analyst, or accountant. Similarly, your ability for communication can help you succeed as a writer, critic, or lecturer or in the news and media world. You possess a mental vigor that is good for law, but you may prefer to work behind the scenes. The probability of your possessing technical skills may draw you toward working with computers or engineering. The medical and healing professions are also areas where you can enjoy sharing your knowledge with others.

Famous people who share your birthday include actress Anne Bancroft, singer Hank Williams, sailor Francis Chichester, writers Ken Kesey and William Carlos Williams, actor Roddy McDowall, racing driver Stirling Moss, Chief Justice Warren Burger, and Supreme Court Justice David Souter.

Numerology

As a number 17 individual, you are often shrewd, with a reserved nature and a well-reasoned approach in making decisions. Since you usually utilize your knowledge in a specific way, you can develop your expertise and achieve success or prominent positions as a specialist or researcher. Private, introspective, and detached, with a strong interest in facts and figures, you frequently present a serious and thoughtful demeanor and like to take your time. Capable of long periods of concentration and endurance, you can learn far more through experience. Nevertheless, the less skeptical you are, the quicker you learn. The subinfluence of the number 9 month indicates that you are practical and receptive. Well informed and a self-reliant thinker, you judge by your own personal experience and finally make up your own mind. With your foresight and progressive outlook, you can be spiritual, yet businesslike. Although financial security is important, avoid being materialistic.

Positive: thoughtful, specialist, good planner, business sense, attracts money, painstaking, accurate, scientific

Negative: detached, stubborn, carelessness, moody, sensitive, critical, worry, suspicious

Love & Relationships

Intuitive and intelligent, yet reserved, you do not like to reveal your thoughts or feelings. Since you are often highly aware, you can show a nervous side to your nature and need time to develop your relationships. You are likely to seek the company of ambitious and determined people who are hard-working. You need to build a loving relationship on trust and create harmony and peace.

YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE

For security, mental stimulation, and love, you might want to begin looking for those born among the following dates.

Love & friendship: Jan. 21, 22, 28, 31, Feb. 19, 26, 29, Mar. 17, 24, 27, Apr. 15, 16, 22, 25, May 13, 20, 23, June 11, 18, 21, July 9, 16, 19, Aug. 7, 14, 17, 31, Sept. 5, 12, 15, 29, Oct. 3, 10, 13, 27, 29, 31, Nov. 1, 8, 11, 25, 27, 29, Dec. 6, 9, 23, 25, 27

Beneficila: Jan. 9, 12, 18, 24, 29, Feb. 7, 10, 16, 22, 27, Mar. 5, 8, 14, 20, 25, Apr. 3, 6, 12, 18, 23, May 1, 10, 16, 21, 31, June 2, 8, 14, 19, 29, July 6, 12, 17, 27, Aug. 4, 10, 15, 25, Sept. 2, 8, 13, 23, Oct. 6, 11, 21,Nov. 4, 9,l9,Dec. 2, 7, 17

Challenging: Jan. 7, 8,. 19, 28, Feb. 5, 6, 17, 26, Mar. 3, 4, 15, 24, Apr. 1, 2, 13, 22, May 11, 20, June 9, 18, July 7, 16, Aug. 5, 14, Sept. 3, 12, Oct. 1, 10, Nov. 8, Dec. 6

Soul mates: Jan. 3, 19, Feb. 1, 17, Mar. 15, Apr. 13, May 11, June 9, July 7, Aug. 5, Sept. 3, Oct. 1