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    Current Planets
    28-Aug-2015, 03:12 UT/GMT
    Sun4Virgo31'25"9n51
    Moon11Aquarius36'52"13s28
    Mercury0Libra35'23"1s25
    Venus16Leo5'23"r8n23
    Mars12Leo19' 7"18n10
    Jupiter3Virgo36'55"11n00
    Saturn28Scorpio49'17"18s04
    Uranus20Aries5' 7"r7n14
    Neptune8Pisces30'56"r9s08
    Pluto13Capricorn10' 0"r20s55
    TrueNode1Libra11' 8"r0n28
    Chiron19Pisces54'17"r0n23
    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
28-Aug-2015, 03:12 UT/GMT
Sun4Virgo31'25"9n51
Moon11Aquarius36'52"13s28
Mercury0Libra35'23"1s25
Venus16Leo5'23"r8n23
Mars12Leo19' 7"18n10
Jupiter3Virgo36'55"11n00
Saturn28Scorpio49'17"18s04
Uranus20Aries5' 7"r7n14
Neptune8Pisces30'56"r9s08
Pluto13Capricorn10' 0"r20s55
TrueNode1Libra11' 8"r0n28
Chiron19Pisces54'17"r0n23
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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