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    Current Planets
    20-Apr-2015, 01:44 UT/GMT
    Sun29Aries40'33"11n21
    Moon17Taurus7' 6"13n53
    Mercury10Taurus37' 6"15n51
    Venus9Gemini47'10"23n48
    Mars14Taurus12'59"16n11
    Jupiter12Leo47'29"17n52
    Saturn3Sagittarius52'25"r18s47
    Uranus17Aries13'17"6n11
    Neptune9Pisces4'13"8s52
    Pluto15Capricorn32'38"r20s29
    TrueNode9Libra56' 7"r3s56
    Chiron19Pisces45'45"0n02
    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
20-Apr-2015, 01:44 UT/GMT
Sun29Aries40'33"11n21
Moon17Taurus7' 6"13n53
Mercury10Taurus37' 6"15n51
Venus9Gemini47'10"23n48
Mars14Taurus12'59"16n11
Jupiter12Leo47'29"17n52
Saturn3Sagittarius52'25"r18s47
Uranus17Aries13'17"6n11
Neptune9Pisces4'13"8s52
Pluto15Capricorn32'38"r20s29
TrueNode9Libra56' 7"r3s56
Chiron19Pisces45'45"0n02
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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