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May 17, 2023 Daily Horoscopes

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Moon Alert

Avoid shopping or important decisions from 5 AM to 8:45 AM EDT today (2 AM to 5:45 AM PDT). After that, the Moon moves from Aries into Taurus.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

This is an excellent day to make financial arrangements or future plans concerning your earnings or your job because you are fortunate right now with moneybags Jupiter entering your Money House; in addition to which you’re in a practical, grounded frame of mind. This is a valuable combination.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today the Moon is in your sign lined up with Jupiter and Mercury. It is also doing a two-step with Saturn. The result is you can trust your ideas today. Furthermore, you can trust your ability to present them with authority and confidence. People are listening.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Your ability to research things and find answers to problems and solutions to situations is excellent today. Keep digging because you will find what you’re looking for because you have perseverance and focus. You also have a bit of luck! (Luck can make all the difference.)

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

This is an excellent day to make plans for the future. If you need to discuss them with younger people or get the advice of someone older – either way, you win. A member of a group or a club might also help you at this time. Accept what others offer you. (You don’t have to reinvent the wheel.)

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

If dealing with bosses, parents, teachers and VIPs today, you’ll be persuasive. People will listen to you because you sound like you know what you’re talking about; furthermore, you’re impressive. You have just the right balance between optimism and what is plausible.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

This is an excellent day to study and learn something new because you will have the perseverance and focus necessary to absorb what you read. It’s also a positive day for legal matters as well as anything related to medicine, publishing and the media.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Financial discussions will go well today, especially if they are related to shared property, insurance matters, inheritances, wills and anything to do with your partner’s wealth. There’s a nice balance between optimism and practicality that promotes your success in negotiations.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Discussions with partners, spouses and close friends will go very well today because you have enough optimism to be in a positive frame of mind; and yet, at the same time, you are grounded and realistic, especially when it comes to making future plans. Bravo!

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

This is a productive day for you! You are focused, energetic and optimistic. People with experience might advise you. Younger people will listen to you. This is the perfect day to wrap up old business and grease the wheels to achieve your objectives.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today favours the arts, sports and playful activities with children. It’s also an excellent day to perfect or hone a technique or a skill that might be related to sports or the arts, especially music. You are hopeful you can do something and patient enough to practice.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Family discussions will go well today, especially discussions with a parent or an older family member. This is a good time to tackle home repairs that you’ve been putting off. It’s also a good time to think of renovations, home improvements or even a residential move.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

You have an excellent ability to communicate to others today. This same quality will also allow you to learn and study something new. Enjoy short trips and conversations with your daily contacts, especially neighbours, relatives and siblings. Now is the time to teach others and share your knowledge.

If Your Birthday Is Today

Actress Sasha Alexander (1973) shares your birthday today. You can radiate positive energy. You like to be helpful, but you can be stubborn. Many of you are passionately involved with music. This is a slower paced year. Take time to rejuvenate yourself and concentrate on the relationships that make will you happy.

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It seems that it will be quite hard for you to adapt to new situations this day. Especially if we are talking about an unexpected change in your plans.

You will probably find it extremely annoying and it will take you quite some time to regroup and think everything through again. Don’t worry that much, try to see the bright side because it might be quite an important one to this situation.


Today you will probably get the chance to take action in regard to some plans you’ve had for a long time. For some natives it will be a great time for conclusions and closures in work affairs while for others it will be an auspicious time to go on a holiday.

You can focus on a hundred different aspects of your life today and make a change because the disposition will be on your side.


This is going to be quite a difficult day for those natives who won’t be able to keep their mouths shut. It’s not the time for them to be all dramatic or to try to impose their opinions.

If you feel you are being overlooked you should gather strong arguments before speaking your mind. There might be a risk for judicial troubles to be appearing the following days.


Today will offer you the chance to make up for past mistakes, especially in terms of your relationship or a romantic interest.

Be it that you apologize for your mistakes to your partner or that you start over with someone you’ve just met, this day will offer you a strange combination between courage, determination of convictions and charm to help deal with it.


Today your focus should be still on financial affairs, now stressing even more the importance of not letting yourself led by the illusion of wellbeing or counting on resources you don’t have.

Remember that money usually comes out of work, any kind it is and it’s first compromise time and then entertainment and not to mention the saving and investing need.


This day might bring quite an adventure in your life and most likely in the romantic field of your life.

Those natives that are single and having no strings attached are sure to seize the opportunity to get to know someone that has caught their attention while some of the natives that are happy committed might have a hard time resisting some sort of temptation coming their way.


This day you will probably seem like the most fun person to be around. And it’s not for you being all sociable and entertaining but more of the fact that you let everyone do what they want, especially your children.

You are all understanding and calm this day and it seems that nothing will be too big of a trouble for you. You will also have some time for yourself later in the afternoon.


Today you might need to be all patient and understanding. If you’ve made plans for this day, leave them aside because there are little things that will actually get to completion today.

You don’t need to worry too much for not completing your work because there will be enough time in the following days but you do need to pay attention not to put pressure on anyone for not respecting your schedule.


This day will be marked by a strong feeling of insecurity and fear. You might not have any reasons for which to feel this way but none the less you might end up blocking any initiative today.

You might be faced with the consequences of precious acts and this will scare you a little and determine you to be a lot more responsible for your actions.


Unlike yesterday, it seems that the wheel is finally turning for you and you will get the chance to spend quite a relaxing day.

Once you get all your chores done you will probably have enough time for yourself and even the mood to go out and meet your friends. Other than that, you might physically feel weakened as an effect to the stress you’ve been under lately.


For some natives, this day might bring wedding bells. And it is not necessarily for someone to propose or plan a wedding. You might just receive an invitation to such an event.

Whether you should accept it or not it’s up to you but for the single natives it sure is a great time to meet someone new. It might also strengthen family and friend connections.


Unlike yesterday, it seems that the wheel is finally turning for you and you will get the chance to spend quite a relaxing day.

Once you get all your chores done you will probably have enough time for yourself and even the mood to go out and meet your friends. Other than that, you might physically feel weakened as an effect to the stress you’ve been under lately.


This is going to be quite a difficult day for natives whom might have to admit that they have failed in taking to completion a plan or a task.

They might be the ones to blame or they might have the right excuses but sure it won’t be a pleasant time. Other than that, it is a good time to try to consolidate everything you need to feel certain of and not take any risks.

May 17, 2023 Birthday Horoscope

May the next year of your life bring you more positive everything than the past year! 

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Being a Taurus born on May 17th, you are elegant and kind, therefore often make a great first impression. You seem to live life through all your senses and often get involved in all sorts of activities, in search for new experiences.

You crave being surrounded by people and this is from where you seem to extract your vitality and wish to do greater things. Prepare to read a detailed personality report below.

 The zodiac sign for May 17 is Taurus.

 Astrological symbol: Bull. The sign of the Bull is influential for those born April 20 – May 20, when the Sun is considered to be in Taurus. It is representative for willful individuals with a lot of stamina and confidence.

 The Taurus Constellation is one of the twelve constellations of the zodiac, covering visible latitudes between +90° and -65°. It lies between Aries to the West and Gemini to the East on an area of 797 square degrees. The brightest star is called Aldebaran.

 The name Taurus is the Latin name for Bull. In Spain, Tauro is the name of the sign for May 17 zodiac sign, while in France they use Taureau.

 Opposite sign: Scorpio. This sign as the opposite or complementary of Taurus reveals flexibility and resolution and shows how these two sun signs have similar goals in life but they reach to them differently.

 Modality: Fixed. This quality suggests the knowledgeable nature of those born on May 17 and their diligence and creativity in most life regards.

 Ruling house: The second house. This house rules over all the possessions a person can gather in time, mostly material like wealth but also immaterial such as relationships or life principles and experiences.

 Ruling body: Venus. This has as symbolism shelter and help. It is also said to influence reliability element. Venus is said to inspire the arts and artists.

 Element: Earth. This element shapes things with water and fire and incorporates air. Earth signs born on May 17 are distinguished, self assured and gentle individuals.

 Lucky day: Friday. This weekday is ruled by Venus symbolizing unification and indulgence. It reflects upon the nice nature of Taurus people and the tidy flow of this day.

 Lucky numbers: 2, 3, 12, 15, 20.

 Motto: “I own!”

More information

 People born on May 17 appreciate the preciousness in everything that is around them from people to material things and crave for cohesion in most settings. They are rapid to use their bull headedness to achieve their objectives but they dislike heated settings so they are very polite when they really want to stay out of controversy. They love to spend time in nature, this being one of the places where they can disconnect and chill. They are in a nutshell assiduous temperaments, often more accommodating than tough.

 Positive traits: Resistant, practicality and truthfulness are characteristics anyone should be imposing of and so are many of those born on this day. Taurus people are usually altruistic and very certain in life. Those born under this sign are also kind hearted with most people they meet, they create instant connections and also very pragmatic in approach many of the things they have to do in life.

 Negative traits: These natives are sometimes indecisive and prone to laziness as they tend to avoid some problems and even let them pile up. Of course it is better for them that they deal with them later than never, but they would avoid a lot of consequences if they were to pay more attention. They often find escape routes by coming with easy solutions but they are also resentful if others critique their results. They need to start seeing beyond personal gain in order to grow up spiritually.

Love and Compatibility

 Lovers born on May 17 are passionate and adventurous. They prefer to form serious relationships rather than date around so they do find accomplishment when they settle down. They are attracted to refined but enthusiastic persons, they love to spoil their partner but in the same time they need to feel like they can also depend on the other person, for better or worse. You can conquer the heart of Taurus if you give them enough space but also if you maintain your personality and lively spirit. The single Taurus knows how to enjoy their personal time and is not in any hurry to enter a relationship unless they really want to.

 Charming lovers they are always enthusiastic although sometimes unpredictable and hard to understand. If their loved one is patient and honest they are likely to open to them and their love will progress fast. They are friendly but reserved and their attitude won’t bring many people close to them. They are persistent and courageous in a practical way so they will be a great part of their family team once they decide to settle for someone. They are most compatible with those born on 1st, 4th, 8th, 10th, 13th, 17th, 19th, 22th, 26th, 28th and 31st.

 May 17 Zodiac people are very attracted to the other earth signs: Virgo and Capricorn as they tend to share the same vision of life. In life, Taurus is constantly seeking for someone who is both attractive and unpredictable and can keep their interest alive and the most suitable to offer them this is the native from Scorpio. Taurus is thought to be least compatible with Aries. As for the rest of compatibilities between the other star signs and Taurus, you know what they say, stars predispose but people dispose.

Lucky color

The color for Taurus natives born with the May 17 is green.

Green as a hue, is the symbol of nature, fertility, growth and the power of healing. This zodiac color should be used in objects that surround the natives.

Those with green as sign color need to always help others and be supportive of good causes. They have a deep need to love and be loved and consider that belonging to the right person and creating a family with him or her is the greatest thing someone can achieve.

Other colors for Taurus people are pink, yellow and most earth tones.

Representative birthstone

The stunning Emerald is the birthstone defined for May 17 and in general for Taurus natives.

This is a precious stone that symbolizes harmony and growth. This zodiac birthstone should be used in all kinds of jewelry items that are to be worn frequently.

This precious material is known to open up the channels of communication and creativity. It can also boost self esteem and faith for the wearer. The name derives from the Greek “smaragdus” which means green. This gemstone comes in all kind of green shades.

Another gemstone considered influential for Taurus natives is Lapis Lazuli. It suggests honesty and intelligence.

Characteristic flower

The flower for Taurus natives born with the May 17 is Poppy.

Poppy is a plant that symbolizes refinery and sensibility of the soul. The zodiac flower could be used in gifts and decorative items.

Few people know that there are also red and purple poppy flowers, not only the famous red ones. This plant can be found during late spring and early summer.

Other plants for Taurus natives are Violets and Lilies.

Symbolic metal

The metal considered to be representative for Taurus natives with May 17 is Copper.

Copper is one of those metals that denote spontaneity and creativity. This zodiac metal should be used in bracelets and other accessories.

Copper is a metal of currency and prosperity. This is one the first metals discovered by mankind, it is said to bring prosperity and to influence the expression of emotions.

Another metal considered lucky for Taurus natives is Steel.


 May 17 Zodiac belongs to the third decan of TAURUS (May 11-May 20). This decan is under the supervision of the planet Saturn. Those born in this period are patient and resourceful just like a true Taurus and opportunists just as Saturn makes them be. This period is said to temper the characteristics of Taurus zodiac sign.

 Being born on the 17th day of the month means an individual who is hard working, methodical, rational and dependable. The numerology for May 17 is 8. This number reveals ambition and great power but also an embrace of the spiritual side, later in life. Those Taurus associated with number eight pragmatic and analytical doers in all life matters.

 May is the last spring month in the Northern Hemisphere, bringing great opportunities to plant the seeds of success for later in the year. Those born in May are imaginative and understanding. May 17 Zodiac people are courageous and motivated. The symbols for May include Emerald and Aquamarine as gemstones, the Lilly of the Valley as plant and the roman goddess of spring.

What statistics say

 In the Gregorian Calendar, May 17 is placed as the 137th day of the year or the 138th day in leap years and there are 228 days left until the end of the year. The seventy eighth day of spring, this is also the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day.

 Taurus is said to be the seventh zodiac sign on the list of most commonly met to least common signs in the horoscope. Exuding negative polarity and a balanced energy, this is an even numbered sign with a feminine symbolism. This is relevant for introvert natives who are inward-looking and quite firm. The archetype used to characterize this sign is the Banker. Those born in the spring months are rated as nine per cent less active and engaged into physical activities.

 Famous people born on May 17 under the Taurus zodiac sign: Erik Satie, Dennis Hopper, Enya and Nikki Reed.

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May 17 birthday horoscope says that as a Taurus born on this day, you love the chase. The journey is more fun to this Bull than the result. You strive for perfection. You love to take on challenges all the time.

You are smart but reserved. People do not know how smart you are because of your excellent ability to hide it. You do not care what others say about you.

The May 17 birthday personality are predicted to be adoring, considerate and captivating bulls with more grit and integrity than any other bull. If you were born on May 17, it is typical that you are a talented organizer.

It takes attention to detail and a lot of discipline to pull off a successful event. You have the talents to make things happen in a good way.

The May 17th astrology predictions show that you are likely to marry late in life. When this Taurus is in love, he or she can be a shrewd partner.

You want freedom, but more than anything want affection and love. You have certain aspirations and ideas. Either of which will not be compromised.

If today is your birthday, you have issues when it comes to trusting someone. You are most reliable in love relationships. This Taurus birthday individual must know that they can trust their partner. Otherwise, they will not commit themselves to a long-term relationship.

The May 17 zodiac Taureans want harmony in and out of bed. You are intense and sexually uninhibited. You will make sacrifices to please your partner but will show those horns if crossed. The worse thing you could do to a Taurus is to lie or cheat. One would have a hard time getting back into their life if this were to happen, if at all.

You take an active interest in buying and reselling. Being equipped with common sense, you go over your checkbook statements with a fine comb. Do not let it be said that this Taurus borrowed money from anyone. You tend to save money for rainy days.

The May 17 birthday personality might experience some illness at some point in their lives. The symptoms, nervousness, headaches, or backaches, are typically brought on by stress. Otherwise, you are usually healthy citizens.

To relieve stress, the May 17 horoscope analysis suggests relaxation techniques such as a long pulsating bath or the use of the sauna would prove beneficial. Turn the alarm off, keep the curtains closed and sleep in occasionally. Resting is so important to balance your health.

The May 17 birthday horoscope shows you are very quick minded, devoted, selfless and pleasant bulls. Underneath all your goodness, you have a strong desire to be understood and loved. At the workplace, you seek positions of authority or one in which you could perhaps be an auctioneer.

The May 17 birthday meanings show that this Taurus loves the thrill of buying and selling for gains. You should pay careful attention to your bank accounts deposits and withdrawals. You are inclined to be cautious about your health. You take good care of yourself.

Famous People And Celebrities Born On May 17

Kandi Burruss, Sugar Ray Leonard, Tahj Mowry, Tony Parker, Carlos Pena, Nikki Reed, Bob Saget, Karrueche Tran

See: Famous Celebrities Born On May 17

This Day That Year – May 17 In History

1590 – The Queen of Scotland honors Anne of Denmark with the crown.
1787 – Ship carrying slaves from Africa to Cuba rolls over.
1877 – The first switchboard burglar alarm installed by Edwin T Holmes.
1909 – In protest of hiring blacks, white firefighters boycott Georgia RR.
1970 – At 3000 hits, Hank Aaron is the ninth player to reach this potential.

May 17 Vrishabha Rashi (Vedic Moon Sign)

May 17 Chinese Zodiac SNAKE

May 17 Birthday Planet

Your ruling planet is Venus that is said to be a planet of love and money that controls our artistic tendencies, pleasures and financial aspects of our life.

May 17 Birthday Symbols

The Bull Is The Symbol For The Taurus Zodiac Sign

May 17 Birthday Tarot Card

Your Birthday Tarot Card is The Star. This card symbolizes joy, hope, inspiration, and encouragement. The Minor Arcana cards are Seven of Pentacles and King of Swords.

May 17 Birthday Zodiac Compatibility

You are most compatible with people born under Zodiac Sign Scorpio: This match will be rewarding and passionate.

You are not compatible with people born under Zodiac Sign GeminiThis relationship will be challenging and uncompromising.

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May 17 Lucky Numbers

Number 4 – This number signifies reliability, stability, solidity, and persistence.
Number 8 – This number signifies success, prosperity, and cycles of material accomplishment and spirituality.

Read about: Birthday Numerology

Lucky Colors For May 17 Birthday

Lilac: This is the color of wealth, ambition, status and wisdom.
Brown: This is a neutral color that symbolizes a down-to-earth attitude and simplicity with strong foundations.

Lucky Days For May 17 Birthday

Friday: The day ruled by the planet Venus symbolizes a day of enjoyment and relaxation.
Saturday: This day is ruled by Saturn and signifies abstinence, efficiency, reserve, and severity.

May 17 Birthstone Emerald

Your gemstone is Emerald helps make your mind tranquil and focus on your healing.

Ideal Zodiac Birthday Gifts For People Born On May 17th

Dinner at his favorite 5 Star restaurant for the man and the right body lotion for the woman. May 17 birthday personality loves gifts that are thoughtful.

May 17, 2023 Northern Hemisphere’s Planetary Positions

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Northwestern Hemisphere

This local time is in Los Angeles, California, USA

May 17, 2023
11:00 pm GMT 4:00 PM PDT
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:26 Taurus 47
Moon:05 Taurus 55
Mercury:06 Taurus 09
Venus:11 Cancer 11
Mars:28 Cancer 28
Jupiter:00 Taurus 17
Saturn:06 Pisces 27
Uranus:19 Taurus 24
Neptune:27 Pisces 10
Pluto:00 Aquarius 18 Rx

True Lunar Node:04 Taurus 00 Rx
Mean Lunar Node:02 Taurus 57 Rx

Lilith (Black Moon):14 Leo 30

Chiron:18 Aries 12
Ceres:24 Virgo 14
Pallas:06 Leo 20
Juno:09 Gemini 18
Vesta:14 Taurus 29

Eris:24 Aries 55


Northern Hemisphere

This local time is in Chicago, Illinois, USA

May 17, 2023
09:00 pm GMT 4:00 PM CDT
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:26 Taurus 42
Moon:04 Taurus 48
Mercury:06 Taurus 08
Venus:11 Cancer 06
Mars:28 Cancer 25
Jupiter:00 Taurus 16
Saturn:06 Pisces 26
Uranus:19 Taurus 24
Neptune:27 Pisces 10
Pluto:00 Aquarius 18 Rx

True Lunar Node:04 Taurus 00 Rx
Mean Lunar Node:02 Taurus 57 Rx

Lilith (Black Moon):14 Leo 29

Chiron:18 Aries 11
Ceres:24 Virgo 13
Pallas:06 Leo 18
Juno:09 Gemini 15
Vesta:14 Taurus 27

Eris:24 Aries 55


Northeastern Hemisphere

This local time is in Frankfurt, Germany, Europe

17 May 2023
02:00 pm GMT 4:00 PM CEST
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:26 Taurus 25
Moon:00 Taurus 52
Mercury:06 Taurus 05
Venus:10 Cancer 47
Mars:28 Cancer 15
Jupiter:00 Taurus 12
Saturn:06 Pisces 25
Uranus:19 Taurus 23
Neptune:27 Pisces 10
Pluto:00 Aquarius 18 Rx

True Lunar Node:04 Taurus 00
Mean Lunar Node:02 Taurus 58 Rx

Lilith (Black Moon):14 Leo 27

Chiron:18 Aries 10
Ceres:24 Virgo 12
Pallas:06 Leo 10
Juno:09 Gemini 04
Vesta:14 Taurus 19

Eris:24 Aries 55


May 17, 2023 Moon Goddess Current Phase

You can use this link to go forward or backward in time for Moon phase information. If you are curious, you can even find out what phase the Moon was in when you or anyone else was born.


The Moon’s current phase for today and tonight is a Waning Crescent phase. This phase is best viewed just before the sunrise in the western sky. In this phase the Moon’s illumination is growing smaller each day until the New Moon. During this part of the Moon cycle, the Moon is getting closer to the Sun as viewed from Earth and the night side of the Moon is facing the Earth with only a small edge of the Moon being illuminated. It can also be a great time to see the features of the Moon’s surface. Along the edge where the illuminated portion meets the dark side, the craters and mountains cast long shadows making them easier to observe with a telescope or binoculars.

Visit the May 2023 Moon Phases Calendar to see all the daily moon phase for this month.

Today’s Waning Crescent Phase

The Waning Crescent on May 17 has an illumination of 5%. This is the percentage of the Moon illuminated by the Sun. The illumination is constantly changing and can vary up to 10% a day. On May 17 the Moon is 27.34 days old. This refers to how many days it has been since the last New Moon. It takes 29.53 days for the Moon to orbit the Earth and go through the lunar cycle of all 8 Moon phases.

Phase Details

Phase: Waning Crescent
Illumination: 5%
Moon Age: 27.34 days
Moon Angle: 0.53
Moon Distance: 377,993.27 km
Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 151,305,469.07 km

The 8 Lunar Phases

There are 8 lunar phases the Moon goes through in its 29.53 days lunar cycle. The 4 major Moon phases are Full Moon, New Moon, First Quarter and Last Quarter. Between these major phases, there are 4 minor ones: the Waxing Crescent, Waxing Gibbous, Waning Gibbous and Waning Crescent. For more info on the Moon Cycle and on each phase check out Wikipedia Lunar Phase page.

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