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    Current Planets
    2-Aug-2015, 16:57 UT/GMT
    Sun10Leo5'26"17n43
    Moon11Pisces19'29"5s38
    Mercury20Leo38'58"16n12
    Venus29Leo24'20"r6n26
    Mars25Cancer55'30"21n55
    Jupiter28Leo7'39"12n56
    Saturn28Scorpio16'58"17s51
    Uranus20Aries28'53"r7n24
    Neptune9Pisces10'13"r8s53
    Pluto13Capricorn37' 7"r20s49
    TrueNode2Libra8'28"r0n51
    Chiron20Pisces53'47"r0n45
    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-Aug-2015, 16:57 UT/GMT
Sun10Leo5'26"17n43
Moon11Pisces19'29"5s38
Mercury20Leo38'58"16n12
Venus29Leo24'20"r6n26
Mars25Cancer55'30"21n55
Jupiter28Leo7'39"12n56
Saturn28Scorpio16'58"17s51
Uranus20Aries28'53"r7n24
Neptune9Pisces10'13"r8s53
Pluto13Capricorn37' 7"r20s49
TrueNode2Libra8'28"r0n51
Chiron20Pisces53'47"r0n45
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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