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    Current Planets
    31-Aug-2015, 22:04 UT/GMT
    Sun8Virgo10'52"8n30
    Moon8Aries27'39"2n44
    Mercury5Libra0' 0"3s43
    Venus14Leo58'48"r9n01
    Mars14Leo43'57"17n30
    Jupiter4Virgo26'19"10n42
    Saturn28Scorpio59'16"18s07
    Uranus19Aries59'15"r7n12
    Neptune8Pisces24'42"r9s10
    Pluto13Capricorn7'11"r20s56
    TrueNode1Libra4'54"0n26
    Chiron19Pisces44' 6"r0n19
    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-Aug-2015, 22:04 UT/GMT
Sun8Virgo10'52"8n30
Moon8Aries27'39"2n44
Mercury5Libra0' 0"3s43
Venus14Leo58'48"r9n01
Mars14Leo43'57"17n30
Jupiter4Virgo26'19"10n42
Saturn28Scorpio59'16"18s07
Uranus19Aries59'15"r7n12
Neptune8Pisces24'42"r9s10
Pluto13Capricorn7'11"r20s56
TrueNode1Libra4'54"0n26
Chiron19Pisces44' 6"r0n19
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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