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    Current Planets
    12-Feb-2016, 12:49 UT/GMT
    Sun23Aquarius14' 5"13s46
    Moon16Aries18'58"4n25
    Mercury28Capricorn15'46"20s41
    Venus24Capricorn15'41"21s09
    Mars20Scorpio30'48"16s30
    Jupiter21Virgo19' 4"r4n45
    Saturn14Sagittarius58'34"20s55
    Uranus17Aries31'57"6n19
    Neptune8Pisces52'44"8s58
    Pluto16Capricorn27' 4"20s54
    TrueNode22Virgo0'52"3n10
    Chiron19Pisces23'14"0n23
    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
12-Feb-2016, 12:49 UT/GMT
Sun23Aquarius14' 5"13s46
Moon16Aries18'58"4n25
Mercury28Capricorn15'46"20s41
Venus24Capricorn15'41"21s09
Mars20Scorpio30'48"16s30
Jupiter21Virgo19' 4"r4n45
Saturn14Sagittarius58'34"20s55
Uranus17Aries31'57"6n19
Neptune8Pisces52'44"8s58
Pluto16Capricorn27' 4"20s54
TrueNode22Virgo0'52"3n10
Chiron19Pisces23'14"0n23
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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