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    Current Planets
    11-Feb-2016, 14:12 UT/GMT
    Sun22Aquarius16'52"14s05
    Moon2Aries36'32"0n09
    Mercury27Capricorn8'10"20s46
    Venus23Capricorn5'51"21s18
    Mars20Scorpio4'31"16s23
    Jupiter21Virgo24'48"r4n42
    Saturn14Sagittarius54'48"20s55
    Uranus17Aries29'48"6n18
    Neptune8Pisces50'40"8s59
    Pluto16Capricorn25'25"20s54
    TrueNode21Virgo59'42"3n11
    Chiron19Pisces20' 4"0n24
    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
11-Feb-2016, 14:12 UT/GMT
Sun22Aquarius16'52"14s05
Moon2Aries36'32"0n09
Mercury27Capricorn8'10"20s46
Venus23Capricorn5'51"21s18
Mars20Scorpio4'31"16s23
Jupiter21Virgo24'48"r4n42
Saturn14Sagittarius54'48"20s55
Uranus17Aries29'48"6n18
Neptune8Pisces50'40"8s59
Pluto16Capricorn25'25"20s54
TrueNode21Virgo59'42"3n11
Chiron19Pisces20' 4"0n24
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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