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    Current Planets
    9-Feb-2016, 02:18 UT/GMT
    Sun19Aquarius45'14"14s53
    Moon26Aquarius14'58"10s38
    Mercury24Capricorn17'35"20s54
    Venus20Capricorn0'54"21s40
    Mars18Scorpio54' 2"16s03
    Jupiter21Virgo39'25"r4n36
    Saturn14Sagittarius44'28"20s54
    Uranus17Aries24'16"6n16
    Neptune8Pisces45'12"9s01
    Pluto16Capricorn20'59"20s55
    TrueNode22Virgo1'52"r3n10
    Chiron19Pisces11'46"0n27
    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
9-Feb-2016, 02:18 UT/GMT
Sun19Aquarius45'14"14s53
Moon26Aquarius14'58"10s38
Mercury24Capricorn17'35"20s54
Venus20Capricorn0'54"21s40
Mars18Scorpio54' 2"16s03
Jupiter21Virgo39'25"r4n36
Saturn14Sagittarius44'28"20s54
Uranus17Aries24'16"6n16
Neptune8Pisces45'12"9s01
Pluto16Capricorn20'59"20s55
TrueNode22Virgo1'52"r3n10
Chiron19Pisces11'46"0n27
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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