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    Current Planets
    2-Jul-2015, 19:15 UT/GMT
    Sun10Cancer35'37"23n01
    Moon19Capricorn51'19"17s10
    Mercury20Gemini18' 4"21n10
    Venus22Leo35'47"14n17
    Mars5Cancer32' 1"24n05
    Jupiter21Leo54' 2"15n01
    Saturn29Scorpio0'16"r17s53
    Uranus20Aries16'35"7n20
    Neptune9Pisces42'25"r8s40
    Pluto14Capricorn21'30"r20s41
    TrueNode4Libra52'13"r1s56
    Chiron21Pisces31'29"r0n55
    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-Jul-2015, 19:15 UT/GMT
Sun10Cancer35'37"23n01
Moon19Capricorn51'19"17s10
Mercury20Gemini18' 4"21n10
Venus22Leo35'47"14n17
Mars5Cancer32' 1"24n05
Jupiter21Leo54' 2"15n01
Saturn29Scorpio0'16"r17s53
Uranus20Aries16'35"7n20
Neptune9Pisces42'25"r8s40
Pluto14Capricorn21'30"r20s41
TrueNode4Libra52'13"r1s56
Chiron21Pisces31'29"r0n55
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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