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    Current Planets
    22-May-2015, 09:39 UT/GMT
    Sun0Gemini59'55"20n21
    Moon23Cancer40'51"16n29
    Mercury12Gemini43'36"r22n36
    Venus15Cancer35'37"25n16
    Mars7Gemini14' 9"21n55
    Jupiter15Leo22'30"17n05
    Saturn1Sagittarius41'12"r18s21
    Uranus18Aries53'49"6n49
    Neptune9Pisces41'52"8s39
    Pluto15Capricorn15' 4"r20s32
    TrueNode8Libra32'16"r3s23
    Chiron21Pisces4' 7"0n37
    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
22-May-2015, 09:39 UT/GMT
Sun0Gemini59'55"20n21
Moon23Cancer40'51"16n29
Mercury12Gemini43'36"r22n36
Venus15Cancer35'37"25n16
Mars7Gemini14' 9"21n55
Jupiter15Leo22'30"17n05
Saturn1Sagittarius41'12"r18s21
Uranus18Aries53'49"6n49
Neptune9Pisces41'52"8s39
Pluto15Capricorn15' 4"r20s32
TrueNode8Libra32'16"r3s23
Chiron21Pisces4' 7"0n37
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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