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    Current Planets
    26-Nov-2014, 02:03 UT/GMT
    Sun3Sagittarius43'31"20s54
    Moon19Capricorn44' 6"16s54
    Mercury26Scorpio48'44"19s10
    Venus11Sagittarius39'47"22s19
    Mars23Capricorn7'25"22s51
    Jupiter22Leo21'49"14n44
    Saturn26Scorpio50'48"17s35
    Uranus12Aries50'59"r4n27
    Neptune4Pisces49'36"10s26
    Pluto11Capricorn59'28"20s40
    TrueNode18Libra15'42"r7s10
    Chiron13Pisces5'55"2s11
    Explanations of the symbols
    Chart of the moment
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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
26-Nov-2014, 02:03 UT/GMT
Sun3Sagittarius43'31"20s54
Moon19Capricorn44' 6"16s54
Mercury26Scorpio48'44"19s10
Venus11Sagittarius39'47"22s19
Mars23Capricorn7'25"22s51
Jupiter22Leo21'49"14n44
Saturn26Scorpio50'48"17s35
Uranus12Aries50'59"r4n27
Neptune4Pisces49'36"10s26
Pluto11Capricorn59'28"20s40
TrueNode18Libra15'42"r7s10
Chiron13Pisces5'55"2s11
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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