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    Current Planets
    29-Apr-2016, 12:48 UT/GMT
    Sun9Taurus37'39"14n42
    Moon2Aquarius10'49"15s55
    Mercury23Taurus34'21"r20n54
    Venus29Aries23'41"10n04
    Mars7Sagittarius59'56"r21s40
    Jupiter13Virgo24'31"r7n49
    Saturn15Sagittarius26' 3"r20s51
    Uranus21Aries33'40"7n51
    Neptune11Pisces29'31"8s00
    Pluto17Capricorn27'15"r20s51
    TrueNode20Virgo29'30"r3n46
    Chiron23Pisces47'45"1n20
    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-Apr-2016, 12:48 UT/GMT
Sun9Taurus37'39"14n42
Moon2Aquarius10'49"15s55
Mercury23Taurus34'21"r20n54
Venus29Aries23'41"10n04
Mars7Sagittarius59'56"r21s40
Jupiter13Virgo24'31"r7n49
Saturn15Sagittarius26' 3"r20s51
Uranus21Aries33'40"7n51
Neptune11Pisces29'31"8s00
Pluto17Capricorn27'15"r20s51
TrueNode20Virgo29'30"r3n46
Chiron23Pisces47'45"1n20
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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