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    Current Planets
    10-Feb-2016, 10:01 UT/GMT
    Sun21Aquarius5'32"14s28
    Moon15Pisces27'33"5s11
    Mercury25Capricorn46'17"20s51
    Venus21Capricorn38'49"21s29
    Mars19Scorpio31'30"16s14
    Jupiter21Virgo31'47"r4n40
    Saturn14Sagittarius50' 0"20s55
    Uranus17Aries27'10"6n17
    Neptune8Pisces48' 5"9s00
    Pluto16Capricorn23'20"20s55
    TrueNode21Virgo59'31"r3n11
    Chiron19Pisces16' 8"0n25
    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
10-Feb-2016, 10:01 UT/GMT
Sun21Aquarius5'32"14s28
Moon15Pisces27'33"5s11
Mercury25Capricorn46'17"20s51
Venus21Capricorn38'49"21s29
Mars19Scorpio31'30"16s14
Jupiter21Virgo31'47"r4n40
Saturn14Sagittarius50' 0"20s55
Uranus17Aries27'10"6n17
Neptune8Pisces48' 5"9s00
Pluto16Capricorn23'20"20s55
TrueNode21Virgo59'31"r3n11
Chiron19Pisces16' 8"0n25
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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