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    19-Jan-2017, 18:04 UT/GMT
    Sun2951'32"20s11
    Moon2757'34"6s48
    Mercury545'43"22s01
    Venus1649' 1"5s00
    Mars2338'55"3s02
    Jupiter2239'32"7s33
    Saturn2324'39"21s59
    Uranus2045'16"7n33
    Neptune1014'21"8s31
    Pluto1735' 2"21s18
    TrueNode356'10"10n04
    Chiron2145'38"0n19
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The national chart of the Netherlands

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The formal foundation of the modern Netherlands occurred in 1581, under the proud and independent sign of Leo. The planet Pluto, as it moves through Sagittarius, both emphasises and transforms this strong, independent and self-expressive core, and although obvious changes will be necessary through European unification it seems that the Netherlands will experience great benefits and a strengthening and validation of her national identity and creative contribution.

This may also be felt economically, as Pluto moves through the part of the birth chart concerned with national resources and wealth, suggesting that material as well as creative benefits are likely to enhance a sense of well-being over the next few years. Meanwhile, Uranus, planet of change and disruption, comes back to its place in the birth chart - a full 84-year cycle - and, despite invoking a certain resistance and conservatism, reflects a willingness to embrace the sense of a larger human family and all the changes this is likely to imply on the domestic level.

There is a curious paradox in the birth chart of the Netherlands: Saturn and Uranus both placed in Aquarius in the sphere concerned with roots suggest that there is a deep inherent conflict which impels the nation first toward isolation, then toward a more global consciousness. This fundamental tension is likely to be aggravated as Uranus and also Neptune move through Aquarius, but ultimately the innate willingness on the part of this nation to embrace new and challenging ideas - one of the most attractive dimensions of the country's history - will transform any reactionary elements and truly usher in a new age.

Liz Greene, 1999

(Data used: 26 July 1581, 12.00 pm LMT, The Hague)

Current Planets
19-Jan-2017, 18:04 UT/GMT
Sun2951'32"20s11
Moon2757'34"6s48
Mercury545'43"22s01
Venus1649' 1"5s00
Mars2338'55"3s02
Jupiter2239'32"7s33
Saturn2324'39"21s59
Uranus2045'16"7n33
Neptune1014'21"8s31
Pluto1735' 2"21s18
TrueNode356'10"10n04
Chiron2145'38"0n19
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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