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    Current Planets
    2-May-2016, 08:22 UT/GMT
    Sun12Taurus21'38"15n33
    Moon10Pisces22'13"6s50
    Mercury23Taurus2'14"r20n17
    Venus2Taurus51'45"11n19
    Mars7Sagittarius31'24"r21s43
    Jupiter13Virgo20' 4"r7n50
    Saturn15Sagittarius16'56"r20s50
    Uranus21Aries42'54"7n55
    Neptune11Pisces33'22"7s59
    Pluto17Capricorn26'12"r20s51
    TrueNode20Virgo30'57"3n45
    Chiron23Pisces55'25"1n23
    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
2-May-2016, 08:22 UT/GMT
Sun12Taurus21'38"15n33
Moon10Pisces22'13"6s50
Mercury23Taurus2'14"r20n17
Venus2Taurus51'45"11n19
Mars7Sagittarius31'24"r21s43
Jupiter13Virgo20' 4"r7n50
Saturn15Sagittarius16'56"r20s50
Uranus21Aries42'54"7n55
Neptune11Pisces33'22"7s59
Pluto17Capricorn26'12"r20s51
TrueNode20Virgo30'57"3n45
Chiron23Pisces55'25"1n23
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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