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    Current Planets
    25-Apr-2015, 16:13 UT/GMT
    Sun5Taurus8'31"13n14
    Moon1Leo32'11"15n03
    Mercury21Taurus19' 4"19n50
    Venus16Gemini12'39"24n52
    Mars18Taurus16' 6"17n24
    Jupiter13Leo2' 9"17n48
    Saturn3Sagittarius33' 1"r18s43
    Uranus17Aries32' 0"6n18
    Neptune9Pisces12'50"8s49
    Pluto15Capricorn31'41"r20s29
    TrueNode9Libra43' 1"r3s51
    Chiron20Pisces2'13"0n09
    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-Apr-2015, 16:13 UT/GMT
Sun5Taurus8'31"13n14
Moon1Leo32'11"15n03
Mercury21Taurus19' 4"19n50
Venus16Gemini12'39"24n52
Mars18Taurus16' 6"17n24
Jupiter13Leo2' 9"17n48
Saturn3Sagittarius33' 1"r18s43
Uranus17Aries32' 0"6n18
Neptune9Pisces12'50"8s49
Pluto15Capricorn31'41"r20s29
TrueNode9Libra43' 1"r3s51
Chiron20Pisces2'13"0n09
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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