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    Current Planets
    30-May-2016, 08:56 UT/GMT
    Sun9Gemini22'30"21n51
    Moon20Pisces29'13"3s58
    Mercury16Taurus36'35"13n11
    Venus7Gemini19'59"21n14
    Mars29Scorpio1'58"r21s27
    Jupiter13Virgo54'10"7n32
    Saturn13Sagittarius24'21"r20s37
    Uranus23Aries6'14"8n25
    Neptune11Pisces58'56"7s50
    Pluto17Capricorn4'35"r20s56
    TrueNode18Virgo3'17"r4n43
    Chiron24Pisces54'10"1n50
    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
30-May-2016, 08:56 UT/GMT
Sun9Gemini22'30"21n51
Moon20Pisces29'13"3s58
Mercury16Taurus36'35"13n11
Venus7Gemini19'59"21n14
Mars29Scorpio1'58"r21s27
Jupiter13Virgo54'10"7n32
Saturn13Sagittarius24'21"r20s37
Uranus23Aries6'14"8n25
Neptune11Pisces58'56"7s50
Pluto17Capricorn4'35"r20s56
TrueNode18Virgo3'17"r4n43
Chiron24Pisces54'10"1n50
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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