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    Current Planets
    30-Jun-2015, 22:34 UT/GMT
    Sun8Cancer49' 9"23n08
    Moon23Sagittarius56'18"18s23
    Mercury17Gemini42'49"20n35
    Venus21Leo21'50"14n55
    Mars4Cancer17'13"24n07
    Jupiter21Leo33'11"15n08
    Saturn29Scorpio5'30"r17s54
    Uranus20Aries14'23"7n19
    Neptune9Pisces43'33"r8s39
    Pluto14Capricorn24'16"r20s40
    TrueNode5Libra13'54"r2s05
    Chiron21Pisces32'13"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
30-Jun-2015, 22:34 UT/GMT
Sun8Cancer49' 9"23n08
Moon23Sagittarius56'18"18s23
Mercury17Gemini42'49"20n35
Venus21Leo21'50"14n55
Mars4Cancer17'13"24n07
Jupiter21Leo33'11"15n08
Saturn29Scorpio5'30"r17s54
Uranus20Aries14'23"7n19
Neptune9Pisces43'33"r8s39
Pluto14Capricorn24'16"r20s40
TrueNode5Libra13'54"r2s05
Chiron21Pisces32'13"r0n55
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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