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    Current Planets
    30-May-2015, 01:35 UT/GMT
    Sun8Gemini21'33"21n42
    Moon25Libra55'52"8s35
    Mercury9Gemini19'56"r19n58
    Venus23Cancer29'30"24n02
    Mars12Gemini34' 9"22n47
    Jupiter16Leo21'28"16n47
    Saturn1Sagittarius7' 2"r18s15
    Uranus19Aries13'55"6n57
    Neptune9Pisces46' 8"8s37
    Pluto15Capricorn7' 6"r20s33
    TrueNode8Libra22'37"r3s19
    Chiron21Pisces15'55"0n43
    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
30-May-2015, 01:35 UT/GMT
Sun8Gemini21'33"21n42
Moon25Libra55'52"8s35
Mercury9Gemini19'56"r19n58
Venus23Cancer29'30"24n02
Mars12Gemini34' 9"22n47
Jupiter16Leo21'28"16n47
Saturn1Sagittarius7' 2"r18s15
Uranus19Aries13'55"6n57
Neptune9Pisces46' 8"8s37
Pluto15Capricorn7' 6"r20s33
TrueNode8Libra22'37"r3s19
Chiron21Pisces15'55"0n43
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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