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    Current Planets
    13-Feb-2016, 09:15 UT/GMT
    Sun24Aquarius5'45"13s29
    Moon28Aries36' 1"8n03
    Mercury29Capricorn18'12"20s35
    Venus25Capricorn18'48"21s00
    Mars20Scorpio54'25"16s36
    Jupiter21Virgo13'47"r4n47
    Saturn15Sagittarius1'54"20s56
    Uranus17Aries33'56"6n20
    Neptune8Pisces54'37"8s58
    Pluto16Capricorn28'32"20s54
    TrueNode22Virgo2'11"3n10
    Chiron19Pisces26' 7"0n22
    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
13-Feb-2016, 09:15 UT/GMT
Sun24Aquarius5'45"13s29
Moon28Aries36' 1"8n03
Mercury29Capricorn18'12"20s35
Venus25Capricorn18'48"21s00
Mars20Scorpio54'25"16s36
Jupiter21Virgo13'47"r4n47
Saturn15Sagittarius1'54"20s56
Uranus17Aries33'56"6n20
Neptune8Pisces54'37"8s58
Pluto16Capricorn28'32"20s54
TrueNode22Virgo2'11"3n10
Chiron19Pisces26' 7"0n22
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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