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    Current Planets
    1-Feb-2015, 10:18 UT/GMT
    Sun12Aquarius13'28"17s08
    Moon14Cancer1'47"17n40
    Mercury8Aquarius2'11"r14s46
    Venus5Pisces58'44"10s43
    Mars15Pisces37'11"6s25
    Jupiter18Leo20'24"r16n14
    Saturn3Sagittarius31'54"18s54
    Uranus13Aries17'40"4n39
    Neptune6Pisces20'46"9s52
    Pluto14Capricorn13'51"20s34
    TrueNode11Libra57'54"r4s44
    Chiron15Pisces12' 0"1s41
    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
1-Feb-2015, 10:18 UT/GMT
Sun12Aquarius13'28"17s08
Moon14Cancer1'47"17n40
Mercury8Aquarius2'11"r14s46
Venus5Pisces58'44"10s43
Mars15Pisces37'11"6s25
Jupiter18Leo20'24"r16n14
Saturn3Sagittarius31'54"18s54
Uranus13Aries17'40"4n39
Neptune6Pisces20'46"9s52
Pluto14Capricorn13'51"20s34
TrueNode11Libra57'54"r4s44
Chiron15Pisces12' 0"1s41
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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