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    Current Planets
    1-Aug-2015, 22:20 UT/GMT
    Sun9Leo20'55"17n55
    Moon29Aquarius50' 0"8s57
    Mercury19Leo9'56"16n42
    Venus29Leo38'54"r6n31
    Mars25Cancer25'12"22n00
    Jupiter27Leo57'48"12n59
    Saturn28Scorpio16'57"r17s51
    Uranus20Aries29' 9"r7n24
    Neptune9Pisces11'17"r8s52
    Pluto13Capricorn38' 8"r20s49
    TrueNode2Libra11'16"r0n52
    Chiron20Pisces55'16"r0n46
    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
1-Aug-2015, 22:20 UT/GMT
Sun9Leo20'55"17n55
Moon29Aquarius50' 0"8s57
Mercury19Leo9'56"16n42
Venus29Leo38'54"r6n31
Mars25Cancer25'12"22n00
Jupiter27Leo57'48"12n59
Saturn28Scorpio16'57"r17s51
Uranus20Aries29' 9"r7n24
Neptune9Pisces11'17"r8s52
Pluto13Capricorn38' 8"r20s49
TrueNode2Libra11'16"r0n52
Chiron20Pisces55'16"r0n46
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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