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    Current Planets
    6-Mar-2015, 08:41 UT/GMT
    Sun15Pisces26'55"5s44
    Moon22Virgo1'26"1n40
    Mercury20Aquarius25'24"15s59
    Venus16Aries34'31"6n05
    Mars10Aries58'51"3n57
    Jupiter14Leo17'46"r17n29
    Saturn4Sagittarius52'21"19s04
    Uranus14Aries43'43"5n13
    Neptune7Pisces34'27"9s24
    Pluto15Capricorn6'24"20s30
    TrueNode10Libra1' 0"r3s58
    Chiron17Pisces9'23"0n59
    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
6-Mar-2015, 08:41 UT/GMT
Sun15Pisces26'55"5s44
Moon22Virgo1'26"1n40
Mercury20Aquarius25'24"15s59
Venus16Aries34'31"6n05
Mars10Aries58'51"3n57
Jupiter14Leo17'46"r17n29
Saturn4Sagittarius52'21"19s04
Uranus14Aries43'43"5n13
Neptune7Pisces34'27"9s24
Pluto15Capricorn6'24"20s30
TrueNode10Libra1' 0"r3s58
Chiron17Pisces9'23"0n59
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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