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    Current Planets
    30-Aug-2015, 06:05 UT/GMT
    Sun6Virgo34'16"9n06
    Moon13Pisces20'34"5s04
    Mercury3Libra7'10"2s44
    Venus15Leo23'59"r8n44
    Mars13Leo40'16"17n48
    Jupiter4Virgo4'35"10n50
    Saturn28Scorpio54'43"18s06
    Uranus20Aries1'54"r7n13
    Neptune8Pisces27'27"r9s09
    Pluto13Capricorn8'23"r20s56
    TrueNode1Libra5'35"r0n26
    Chiron19Pisces48'37"r0n21
    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-Aug-2015, 06:05 UT/GMT
Sun6Virgo34'16"9n06
Moon13Pisces20'34"5s04
Mercury3Libra7'10"2s44
Venus15Leo23'59"r8n44
Mars13Leo40'16"17n48
Jupiter4Virgo4'35"10n50
Saturn28Scorpio54'43"18s06
Uranus20Aries1'54"r7n13
Neptune8Pisces27'27"r9s09
Pluto13Capricorn8'23"r20s56
TrueNode1Libra5'35"r0n26
Chiron19Pisces48'37"r0n21
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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