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 Current Planets 23-Apr-2018, 12:06 UT/GMT Sun 3 17'20" 12n37 Moon 11 5'51" 17n26 Mercury 7 25'53" 0n59 Venus 28 33' 4" 20n20 Mars 19 50'35" 22s59 Jupiter 20 16'37"r 16s35 Saturn 9 7'29"r 22s14 Uranus 28 46' 2" 10n33 Neptune 15 39'31" 6s30 Pluto 21 17'14"r 21s28 TrueNode 11 14'11" 17n24 Chiron 0 19'40" 3n16 Explanations of the symbols Chart of the moment
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## Charts > A legend

1. Aspect tables for charts:

 a applying (two planets are moving towards and exact angle) s separating (two planets are moving away from an exact angle) + positive value: the aspect angle is larger than it would be, were it exact. - negative value: the aspect angle is smaller than it would be, were it exact. Positive and negative are purely mathematical terms, here. The expression has nothing to do with 'good' and 'bad'. sd planet / node is stationary before going direct again sr planet / node is stationary before going retrograde Q Quintile aspect (angle of 72°) bQ bi-Quintile aspect (angle of 144°)

2. Charts:

 Part of Fortune

3. Synastry / Solar Return charts - aspect tables:

 ' The apostrophe shown with some aspects of the additional tables marks those aspects which have a large orb (above 50% of maximum orb), and which should probably be ignored. By doubling the number of planets, the probability of an aspect is increased, and orbs should be reduced accordingly. This is true for any chart which is the result of a combination of two different charts.

4. Natal, Progressed and Solar Arc Chart, combined:

 AC sol Ascendant of the previous Solar Return Chart, erected for the birth place MC sol Midheaven of the previous Solar Return Chart, erected for the birth place

This is a method used by the late Bernd A. Mertz

5. Printable Ephemeris:

 R planet changing from direct to retrograde motion D planet changing from retrograde to direct motion

6. Where can I find out what the symbols (squares, triangles, etc.) in the table that goes with the chart mean?

These symbols show the aspects of the planets. You can find more information on aspects and their meanings in the "Aspects" section of our "Introduction to Astrology".

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