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    Current Planets
    29-May-2015, 14:23 UT/GMT
    Sun7Gemini54'42"21n37
    Moon20Libra15'45"6s56
    Mercury9Gemini35'34"r20n08
    Venus23Cancer1'12"24n08
    Mars12Gemini14'45"22n44
    Jupiter16Leo17'41"16n48
    Saturn1Sagittarius9' 5"r18s15
    Uranus19Aries12'45"6n56
    Neptune9Pisces45'56"8s37
    Pluto15Capricorn7'37"r20s33
    TrueNode8Libra23'37"r3s20
    Chiron21Pisces15'17"0n43
    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-May-2015, 14:23 UT/GMT
Sun7Gemini54'42"21n37
Moon20Libra15'45"6s56
Mercury9Gemini35'34"r20n08
Venus23Cancer1'12"24n08
Mars12Gemini14'45"22n44
Jupiter16Leo17'41"16n48
Saturn1Sagittarius9' 5"r18s15
Uranus19Aries12'45"6n56
Neptune9Pisces45'56"8s37
Pluto15Capricorn7'37"r20s33
TrueNode8Libra23'37"r3s20
Chiron21Pisces15'17"0n43
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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