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    Current Planets
    18-Dec-2014, 20:27 UT/GMT
    Sun26Sagittarius50' 3"23s24
    Moon15Scorpio51' 7"14s13
    Mercury2Capricorn40'40"25s17
    Venus10Capricorn14' 3"24s02
    Mars10Aquarius46'12"18s44
    Jupiter22Leo27'47"r14n47
    Saturn29Scorpio28'23"18s10
    Uranus12Aries34'26"r4n21
    Neptune5Pisces6' 5"10s19
    Pluto12Capricorn42'41"20s39
    TrueNode16Libra45'21"r6s35
    Chiron13Pisces23'27"2s11
    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
18-Dec-2014, 20:27 UT/GMT
Sun26Sagittarius50' 3"23s24
Moon15Scorpio51' 7"14s13
Mercury2Capricorn40'40"25s17
Venus10Capricorn14' 3"24s02
Mars10Aquarius46'12"18s44
Jupiter22Leo27'47"r14n47
Saturn29Scorpio28'23"18s10
Uranus12Aries34'26"r4n21
Neptune5Pisces6' 5"10s19
Pluto12Capricorn42'41"20s39
TrueNode16Libra45'21"r6s35
Chiron13Pisces23'27"2s11
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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