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    Current Planets
    26-May-2015, 16:34 UT/GMT
    Sun5Gemini7'12"21n09
    Moon15Virgo39'18"3n49
    Mercury11Gemini7'15"r21n11
    Venus20Cancer3' 4"24n39
    Mars10Gemini13'33"22n26
    Jupiter15Leo54'36"16n55
    Saturn1Sagittarius22' 1"r18s18
    Uranus19Aries5'17"6n54
    Neptune9Pisces44'30"8s38
    Pluto15Capricorn10'45"r20s33
    TrueNode8Libra23' 1"3s19
    Chiron21Pisces11' 4"0n41
    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
26-May-2015, 16:34 UT/GMT
Sun5Gemini7'12"21n09
Moon15Virgo39'18"3n49
Mercury11Gemini7'15"r21n11
Venus20Cancer3' 4"24n39
Mars10Gemini13'33"22n26
Jupiter15Leo54'36"16n55
Saturn1Sagittarius22' 1"r18s18
Uranus19Aries5'17"6n54
Neptune9Pisces44'30"8s38
Pluto15Capricorn10'45"r20s33
TrueNode8Libra23' 1"3s19
Chiron21Pisces11' 4"0n41
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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