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    Current Planets
    31-May-2016, 08:06 UT/GMT
    Sun10Gemini18' 2"21n59
    Moon4Aries7'19"0n21
    Mercury17Taurus11'32"13n20
    Venus8Gemini31'10"21n28
    Mars28Scorpio42'17"r21s26
    Jupiter13Virgo57'46"7n30
    Saturn13Sagittarius20' 4"r20s36
    Uranus23Aries8'44"8n26
    Neptune11Pisces59'23"7s50
    Pluto17Capricorn3'31"r20s56
    TrueNode18Virgo2'42"r4n44
    Chiron24Pisces55'33"1n50
    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
31-May-2016, 08:06 UT/GMT
Sun10Gemini18' 2"21n59
Moon4Aries7'19"0n21
Mercury17Taurus11'32"13n20
Venus8Gemini31'10"21n28
Mars28Scorpio42'17"r21s26
Jupiter13Virgo57'46"7n30
Saturn13Sagittarius20' 4"r20s36
Uranus23Aries8'44"8n26
Neptune11Pisces59'23"7s50
Pluto17Capricorn3'31"r20s56
TrueNode18Virgo2'42"r4n44
Chiron24Pisces55'33"1n50
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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