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    Current Planets
    26-May-2015, 02:31 UT/GMT
    Sun4Gemini33'28"21n03
    Moon8Virgo44' 5"5n56
    Mercury11Gemini23'44"r21n23
    Venus19Cancer26'53"24n44
    Mars9Gemini49' 7"22n22
    Jupiter15Leo50' 5"16n56
    Saturn1Sagittarius24'38"r18s18
    Uranus19Aries3'45"6n53
    Neptune9Pisces44'10"8s38
    Pluto15Capricorn11'22"r20s33
    TrueNode8Libra22'38"3s19
    Chiron21Pisces10'11"0n40
    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
26-May-2015, 02:31 UT/GMT
Sun4Gemini33'28"21n03
Moon8Virgo44' 5"5n56
Mercury11Gemini23'44"r21n23
Venus19Cancer26'53"24n44
Mars9Gemini49' 7"22n22
Jupiter15Leo50' 5"16n56
Saturn1Sagittarius24'38"r18s18
Uranus19Aries3'45"6n53
Neptune9Pisces44'10"8s38
Pluto15Capricorn11'22"r20s33
TrueNode8Libra22'38"3s19
Chiron21Pisces10'11"0n40
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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