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    Current Planets
    6-May-2016, 14:37 UT/GMT
    Sun16Taurus29'25"16n46
    Moon13Taurus35'45"12n01
    Mercury21Taurus11' 3"r18n48
    Venus8Taurus6'32"13n09
    Mars6Sagittarius37'13"r21s45
    Jupiter13Virgo16' 6"r7n51
    Saturn15Sagittarius2' 7"r20s48
    Uranus21Aries56'40"8n00
    Neptune11Pisces38'46"7s57
    Pluto17Capricorn24'12"r20s52
    TrueNode20Virgo18'18"r3n50
    Chiron24Pisces6'27"1n28
    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
6-May-2016, 14:37 UT/GMT
Sun16Taurus29'25"16n46
Moon13Taurus35'45"12n01
Mercury21Taurus11' 3"r18n48
Venus8Taurus6'32"13n09
Mars6Sagittarius37'13"r21s45
Jupiter13Virgo16' 6"r7n51
Saturn15Sagittarius2' 7"r20s48
Uranus21Aries56'40"8n00
Neptune11Pisces38'46"7s57
Pluto17Capricorn24'12"r20s52
TrueNode20Virgo18'18"r3n50
Chiron24Pisces6'27"1n28
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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