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    5-Jul-2015, 02:49 UT/GMT
    Sun12Cancer48' 1"22n49
    Moon23Aquarius3' 9"10s40
    Mercury23Gemini48'36"21n51
    Venus24Leo2'15"13n31
    Mars7Cancer4'51"24n01
    Jupiter22Leo20'17"14n53
    Saturn28Scorpio54' 7"r17s52
    Uranus20Aries19' 6"7n21
    Neptune9Pisces40'51"r8s40
    Pluto14Capricorn18' 3"r20s41
    TrueNode4Libra32' 4"r1s48
    Chiron21Pisces30'19"r0n55
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  1. How can I switch languages?

    Use the language navigation at the top of the page. The activated language is shown as a white oval shape with the language abbreviation inside. The abbreviations stand for the following languages:

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    Please note that not all the content of www.astro.com is available in all languages. If a webpage or service is not available in your language, you will automatically be led to the English version.
    Seriously interested volunteer translators for English material are welcome.


  2. Are you planning to translate your website into other languages besides the ones you've got?

    Currently our reports and website are being translated into Chinese and Japanese. Once the website is online in these languages, we consider translating it into other languages. However, these languages need to be carefully chosen for several reasons:

    a) Translating the website is quite elaborate and costly. It involves the translation of hundreds of pages of text and complex software resources.

    b) Our free web services at www.astro.com are financed by means of selling our high-quality horoscope reports. So, in order to be able to offer free services in a certain language, we need to have at least some of our reports translated into this language. This means having to invest into the translation of these reports which comprise several thousand pages. Such an investment has to be justified by some prospect of being able to sell the reports.

    Therefore we can only translate into languages which offer a reasonable market for our products.

  3. If there are different variants of a certain language, which one do you use - or do you (wish to) make your website available in both?

    We are aware that certain languages exist in different variants, for example British and American English, or Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese. At www.astro.com, we do not favour any particular variants.
    It is our language policy to cultivate the co-existence of the different variants. And it depends on the respective authors or translators which one is used in a particular text. We do not intend to support two varieties of the same language as separate languages.

  4. There are still pages in existing web languages which haven't been translated. Can I help?

    Yes, certainly. We are happy to accept help from volunteer translators. If you notice that a certain page in the "Understanding Astrology" or "Free Horoscopes" sections hasn't been translated and you would like to make a contribution, please write an e-mail to webmaster at astro dot com.

 

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