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    Current Planets
    18-Dec-2017, 14:03 UT/GMT
    Sun2650'31"23s24
    Moon014'37"19s46
    Mercury1445'35"r19s45
    Venus2138'26"23s07
    Mars546'48"12s32
    Jupiter1432'17"15s13
    Saturn2948'33"22s31
    Uranus2440' 2"r9n01
    Neptune1139'32"8s02
    Pluto1820' 5"21s43
    TrueNode1554'12"r16n04
    Chiron2423'49"1n10
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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

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Current Planets
18-Dec-2017, 14:03 UT/GMT
Sun2650'31"23s24
Moon014'37"19s46
Mercury1445'35"r19s45
Venus2138'26"23s07
Mars546'48"12s32
Jupiter1432'17"15s13
Saturn2948'33"22s31
Uranus2440' 2"r9n01
Neptune1139'32"8s02
Pluto1820' 5"21s43
TrueNode1554'12"r16n04
Chiron2423'49"1n10
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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