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    Current Planets
    7-Feb-2016, 02:23 UT/GMT
    Sun17Aquarius43'50"15s31
    Moon27Capricorn54'52"16s26
    Mercury22Capricorn11'19"20s56
    Venus17Capricorn33' 0"21s54
    Mars17Scorpio56'50"15s47
    Jupiter21Virgo50'28"r4n31
    Saturn14Sagittarius35'51"20s53
    Uranus17Aries20' 0"6n14
    Neptune8Pisces40'52"9s03
    Pluto16Capricorn17'21"20s55
    TrueNode22Virgo10'46"r3n06
    Chiron19Pisces5'13"0n29
    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
7-Feb-2016, 02:23 UT/GMT
Sun17Aquarius43'50"15s31
Moon27Capricorn54'52"16s26
Mercury22Capricorn11'19"20s56
Venus17Capricorn33' 0"21s54
Mars17Scorpio56'50"15s47
Jupiter21Virgo50'28"r4n31
Saturn14Sagittarius35'51"20s53
Uranus17Aries20' 0"6n14
Neptune8Pisces40'52"9s03
Pluto16Capricorn17'21"20s55
TrueNode22Virgo10'46"r3n06
Chiron19Pisces5'13"0n29
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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