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    Current Planets
    27-Feb-2015, 22:50 UT/GMT
    Sun9Pisces1'14"8s11
    Moon5Cancer11'52"18n09
    Mercury12Aquarius29'48"17s35
    Venus8Aries44'24"2n46
    Mars6Aries5'38"1n58
    Jupiter14Leo58' 8"r17n17
    Saturn4Sagittarius44'54"19s04
    Uranus14Aries24'23"5n06
    Neptune7Pisces19'53"9s30
    Pluto14Capricorn58' 1"20s31
    TrueNode10Libra28'18"r4s09
    Chiron16Pisces45'34"1s08
    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
27-Feb-2015, 22:50 UT/GMT
Sun9Pisces1'14"8s11
Moon5Cancer11'52"18n09
Mercury12Aquarius29'48"17s35
Venus8Aries44'24"2n46
Mars6Aries5'38"1n58
Jupiter14Leo58' 8"r17n17
Saturn4Sagittarius44'54"19s04
Uranus14Aries24'23"5n06
Neptune7Pisces19'53"9s30
Pluto14Capricorn58' 1"20s31
TrueNode10Libra28'18"r4s09
Chiron16Pisces45'34"1s08
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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