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    Current Planets
    28-Apr-2015, 12:36 UT/GMT
    Sun7Taurus54'52"14n09
    Moon5Virgo39'12"6n42
    Mercury26Taurus7'40"21n24
    Venus19Gemini26'54"25n17
    Mars20Taurus19' 7"18n00
    Jupiter13Leo11'42"17n45
    Saturn3Sagittarius22'25"r18s41
    Uranus17Aries41'22"6n22
    Neptune9Pisces16'54"8s47
    Pluto15Capricorn30'50"r20s29
    TrueNode9Libra45'44"3s52
    Chiron20Pisces10'10"0n13
    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
28-Apr-2015, 12:36 UT/GMT
Sun7Taurus54'52"14n09
Moon5Virgo39'12"6n42
Mercury26Taurus7'40"21n24
Venus19Gemini26'54"25n17
Mars20Taurus19' 7"18n00
Jupiter13Leo11'42"17n45
Saturn3Sagittarius22'25"r18s41
Uranus17Aries41'22"6n22
Neptune9Pisces16'54"8s47
Pluto15Capricorn30'50"r20s29
TrueNode9Libra45'44"3s52
Chiron20Pisces10'10"0n13
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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