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    Current Planets
    31-Jul-2015, 11:51 UT/GMT
    Sun7Leo58'29"18n16
    Moon8Aquarius37'21"14s07
    Mercury16Leo22'31"17n36
    Venus0Virgo2'13"r6n41
    Mars24Cancer29' 1"22n10
    Jupiter27Leo39'36"13n05
    Saturn28Scorpio17' 6"r17s50
    Uranus20Aries29'33"r7n24
    Neptune9Pisces13'14"r8s51
    Pluto13Capricorn40' 1"r20s48
    TrueNode2Libra19'56"r0n56
    Chiron20Pisces57'57"r0n46
    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
31-Jul-2015, 11:51 UT/GMT
Sun7Leo58'29"18n16
Moon8Aquarius37'21"14s07
Mercury16Leo22'31"17n36
Venus0Virgo2'13"r6n41
Mars24Cancer29' 1"22n10
Jupiter27Leo39'36"13n05
Saturn28Scorpio17' 6"r17s50
Uranus20Aries29'33"r7n24
Neptune9Pisces13'14"r8s51
Pluto13Capricorn40' 1"r20s48
TrueNode2Libra19'56"r0n56
Chiron20Pisces57'57"r0n46
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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