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    Current Planets
    31-Jan-2015, 18:10 UT/GMT
    Sun11Aquarius32'32"17s19
    Moon5Cancer43'13"18n17
    Mercury8Aquarius51'47"r14s35
    Venus5Pisces8'35"11s02
    Mars15Pisces5'47"6s37
    Jupiter18Leo25'42"r16n12
    Saturn3Sagittarius29'14"18s54
    Uranus13Aries16'18"4n39
    Neptune6Pisces19'20"9s52
    Pluto14Capricorn12'34"20s34
    TrueNode12Libra5'10"r4s47
    Chiron15Pisces9'49"1s41
    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
31-Jan-2015, 18:10 UT/GMT
Sun11Aquarius32'32"17s19
Moon5Cancer43'13"18n17
Mercury8Aquarius51'47"r14s35
Venus5Pisces8'35"11s02
Mars15Pisces5'47"6s37
Jupiter18Leo25'42"r16n12
Saturn3Sagittarius29'14"18s54
Uranus13Aries16'18"4n39
Neptune6Pisces19'20"9s52
Pluto14Capricorn12'34"20s34
TrueNode12Libra5'10"r4s47
Chiron15Pisces9'49"1s41
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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