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    Current Planets
    5-May-2015, 02:39 UT/GMT
    Sun14Taurus18'17"16n08
    Moon25Scorpio26'40"15s30
    Mercury5Gemini9'22"23n43
    Venus26Gemini50'48"25n53
    Mars25Taurus1'48"19n15
    Jupiter13Leo39' 0"17n36
    Saturn2Sagittarius56'22"r18s36
    Uranus18Aries2'32"6n30
    Neptune9Pisces25'26"8s44
    Pluto15Capricorn28' 0"r20s30
    TrueNode9Libra39' 8"r3s49
    Chiron20Pisces27'24"0n20
    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
5-May-2015, 02:39 UT/GMT
Sun14Taurus18'17"16n08
Moon25Scorpio26'40"15s30
Mercury5Gemini9'22"23n43
Venus26Gemini50'48"25n53
Mars25Taurus1'48"19n15
Jupiter13Leo39' 0"17n36
Saturn2Sagittarius56'22"r18s36
Uranus18Aries2'32"6n30
Neptune9Pisces25'26"8s44
Pluto15Capricorn28' 0"r20s30
TrueNode9Libra39' 8"r3s49
Chiron20Pisces27'24"0n20
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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