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    1-Jul-2015, 19:57 UT/GMT
    Sun9Cancer40' 6"23n05
    Moon6Capricorn12'47"18s17
    Mercury18Gemini55'32"20n52
    Venus21Leo57'42"14n37
    Mars4Cancer53' 2"24n06
    Jupiter21Leo43' 8"15n05
    Saturn29Scorpio2'58"r17s54
    Uranus20Aries15'28"7n19
    Neptune9Pisces43' 1"r8s39
    Pluto14Capricorn22'57"r20s41
    TrueNode5Libra3'26"r2s01
    Chiron21Pisces31'53"r0n55
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Frequently asked questions

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  1. Why does my chart at www.astro.com look different to the chart I got somewhere else?

    A birth chart can look different for a number of reasons - usually, it does so because a different astrological technique was used. The basic information remains the same while a different system can make the drawing look different.
    Hindu systems, for example, are based on sidereal astrology, which causes shifts in the planets and ascendant. The interpretation can be different as well.
    Sometimes errors are made - the calculation could be wrong, perhaps the wrong place or time zone were used. Please check your data! With a given set of data, there can be no ambiguity. The result you get at Astrodienst is correct. Our calculations for astronomical facts are the most reliable in the whole "industry". For further reference, please see the "Full Documentation" of the Swiss Ephemeris.

  2. Do the aspect colours have a particular meaning or are they arbitrary?

    The colours of the aspects show which kind of aspect group they belong to.
    Red aspects belong to the group of "analytical" or "disharmonious" aspects (the main ones are Square and Opposition), blue ones are considered "synthetic" or "harmonious" (Sextile and Trine), and green is used for the minor aspects of Quinkunx and Semisextile.
    For more information on the aspects used in our charts, please read the respective chapter in our Introduction to Astrology.

  3. Do you offer blank chart forms so that I can draw up the chart by hand?

    No, we don't offer blank charts.

  4. Why is the South Node not displayed in the charts?

    It is unnecessary because the South Node is always 180° opposite the North Node (which is given). Adding the South Node would clutter the chart drawing unnecessarily.

 

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