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    Current Planets
    29-Aug-2015, 09:26 UT/GMT
    Sun5Virgo44'24"9n24
    Moon0Pisces21'56"8s49
    Mercury2Libra6'38"2s12
    Venus15Leo39'33"r8n36
    Mars13Leo7'20"17n57
    Jupiter3Virgo53'22"10n54
    Saturn28Scorpio52'28"18s05
    Uranus20Aries3'14"r7n13
    Neptune8Pisces28'52"r9s09
    Pluto13Capricorn9' 2"r20s55
    TrueNode1Libra7'15"r0n27
    Chiron19Pisces50'55"r0n22
    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
29-Aug-2015, 09:26 UT/GMT
Sun5Virgo44'24"9n24
Moon0Pisces21'56"8s49
Mercury2Libra6'38"2s12
Venus15Leo39'33"r8n36
Mars13Leo7'20"17n57
Jupiter3Virgo53'22"10n54
Saturn28Scorpio52'28"18s05
Uranus20Aries3'14"r7n13
Neptune8Pisces28'52"r9s09
Pluto13Capricorn9' 2"r20s55
TrueNode1Libra7'15"r0n27
Chiron19Pisces50'55"r0n22
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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