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    Current Planets
    22-May-2015, 22:36 UT/GMT
    Sun1Gemini31' 3"20n28
    Moon0Leo28' 3"15n24
    Mercury12Gemini35' 1"r22n26
    Venus16Cancer9'34"25n12
    Mars7Gemini36'46"21n59
    Jupiter15Leo26'24"17n03
    Saturn1Sagittarius38'47"r18s21
    Uranus18Aries55'17"6n50
    Neptune9Pisces42'14"8s38
    Pluto15Capricorn14'33"r20s32
    TrueNode8Libra29'12"r3s22
    Chiron21Pisces5' 2"0n38
    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
22-May-2015, 22:36 UT/GMT
Sun1Gemini31' 3"20n28
Moon0Leo28' 3"15n24
Mercury12Gemini35' 1"r22n26
Venus16Cancer9'34"25n12
Mars7Gemini36'46"21n59
Jupiter15Leo26'24"17n03
Saturn1Sagittarius38'47"r18s21
Uranus18Aries55'17"6n50
Neptune9Pisces42'14"8s38
Pluto15Capricorn14'33"r20s32
TrueNode8Libra29'12"r3s22
Chiron21Pisces5' 2"0n38
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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