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    Current Planets
    4-Jul-2015, 21:59 UT/GMT
    Sun12Cancer36'30"22n50
    Moon20Aquarius8'55"11s25
    Mercury23Gemini29'32"21n47
    Venus23Leo54'59"13n35
    Mars6Cancer56'47"24n02
    Jupiter22Leo17'59"14n53
    Saturn28Scorpio54'38"r17s53
    Uranus20Aries18'54"7n21
    Neptune9Pisces41' 0"r8s40
    Pluto14Capricorn18'21"r20s41
    TrueNode4Libra33'17"r1s49
    Chiron21Pisces30'25"r0n55
    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
4-Jul-2015, 21:59 UT/GMT
Sun12Cancer36'30"22n50
Moon20Aquarius8'55"11s25
Mercury23Gemini29'32"21n47
Venus23Leo54'59"13n35
Mars6Cancer56'47"24n02
Jupiter22Leo17'59"14n53
Saturn28Scorpio54'38"r17s53
Uranus20Aries18'54"7n21
Neptune9Pisces41' 0"r8s40
Pluto14Capricorn18'21"r20s41
TrueNode4Libra33'17"r1s49
Chiron21Pisces30'25"r0n55
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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