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    Current Planets
    5-May-2015, 17:42 UT/GMT
    Sun14Taurus54'44"16n18
    Moon3Sagittarius28'23"16s43
    Mercury5Gemini51' 2"23n51
    Venus27Gemini32'40"25n56
    Mars25Taurus28'36"19n22
    Jupiter13Leo41'58"17n35
    Saturn2Sagittarius53'47"r18s35
    Uranus18Aries4'31"6n31
    Neptune9Pisces26'11"8s44
    Pluto15Capricorn27'40"r20s30
    TrueNode9Libra35'38"r3s48
    Chiron20Pisces28'57"0n21
    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
5-May-2015, 17:42 UT/GMT
Sun14Taurus54'44"16n18
Moon3Sagittarius28'23"16s43
Mercury5Gemini51' 2"23n51
Venus27Gemini32'40"25n56
Mars25Taurus28'36"19n22
Jupiter13Leo41'58"17n35
Saturn2Sagittarius53'47"r18s35
Uranus18Aries4'31"6n31
Neptune9Pisces26'11"8s44
Pluto15Capricorn27'40"r20s30
TrueNode9Libra35'38"r3s48
Chiron20Pisces28'57"0n21
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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