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    Current Planets
    1-May-2016, 22:35 UT/GMT
    Sun11Taurus57'54"15n25
    Moon4Pisces38'42"8s30
    Mercury23Taurus9'13"r20n23
    Venus2Taurus21'37"11n08
    Mars7Sagittarius35'54"r21s42
    Jupiter13Virgo20'37"r7n50
    Saturn15Sagittarius18'17"r20s50
    Uranus21Aries41'35"7n54
    Neptune11Pisces32'49"7s59
    Pluto17Capricorn26'22"r20s51
    TrueNode20Virgo30'34"3n46
    Chiron23Pisces54'19"1n22
    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
1-May-2016, 22:35 UT/GMT
Sun11Taurus57'54"15n25
Moon4Pisces38'42"8s30
Mercury23Taurus9'13"r20n23
Venus2Taurus21'37"11n08
Mars7Sagittarius35'54"r21s42
Jupiter13Virgo20'37"r7n50
Saturn15Sagittarius18'17"r20s50
Uranus21Aries41'35"7n54
Neptune11Pisces32'49"7s59
Pluto17Capricorn26'22"r20s51
TrueNode20Virgo30'34"3n46
Chiron23Pisces54'19"1n22
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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