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    Current Planets
    25-May-2015, 03:49 UT/GMT
    Sun3Gemini38'57"20n53
    Moon27Leo29'33"9n11
    Mercury11Gemini48'26"r21n43
    Venus18Cancer28'12"24n53
    Mars9Gemini9'36"22n15
    Jupiter15Leo42'52"16n58
    Saturn1Sagittarius28'52"r18s19
    Uranus19Aries1'15"6n52
    Neptune9Pisces43'37"8s38
    Pluto15Capricorn12'21"r20s32
    TrueNode8Libra22'45"r3s19
    Chiron21Pisces8'41"0n39
    Explanations of the symbols
    Chart of the moment
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The Horoscope

First steps in Astrology, by Liz Greene

Astrologers use a kind of chart or diagram called a horoscope to find out the very special relationship between a person and the Sun, Moon and planets. A horoscope is really a picture of exactly how the sky looked from the place where that particular person was born, at the time of day he or she was born, on the date and year of his or her birth. But instead of making an actual drawing of the sky showing the position of the Sun, Moon and planets at the time and place in question, astrologers use symbols which they place within the horoscope.

Look at the diagram of the Solar System for the astrological symbols of the Sun, Moon and planets:

sonne Sun jupiter Jupiter
merkur Mercury saturn Saturn
venus Venus neptune Neptune
earth Earth uranus Uranus
moon Moon pluto Pluto
mars Mars    

Here are the symbols which astrologers use for each of the twelve signs of the Zodiac:


widder Aries waage Libra
stier Taurus skorpion Scorpio
zwilinge Gemini schütze Sagittarius
krebs Cancer steinbock Capricorn
Leo wassermann Aquarius
jungfrau Virgo fische Pisces

This is what Brad Pitt's Horoscope looks like:

Horoskop of Brad Pitt


Looking at Astrology

This introduction into the basic ideas of astrology is taken from the children's book "Looking at Astrology" by Liz Greene. It was published by Coventure in 1977. Although once written for children, the text is very interesting for everyone who wants to take first steps in astrology.

Current Planets
25-May-2015, 03:49 UT/GMT
Sun3Gemini38'57"20n53
Moon27Leo29'33"9n11
Mercury11Gemini48'26"r21n43
Venus18Cancer28'12"24n53
Mars9Gemini9'36"22n15
Jupiter15Leo42'52"16n58
Saturn1Sagittarius28'52"r18s19
Uranus19Aries1'15"6n52
Neptune9Pisces43'37"8s38
Pluto15Capricorn12'21"r20s32
TrueNode8Libra22'45"r3s19
Chiron21Pisces8'41"0n39
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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