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    4-Aug-2015, 18:33 UT/GMT
    Sun12Leo4' 5"17n10
    Moon11Aries35'49"3n48
    Mercury24Leo31'29"14n50
    Venus28Leo38'59"r6n16
    Mars27Cancer16'10"21n40
    Jupiter28Leo33'59"12n47
    Saturn28Scorpio17'15"17s51
    Uranus20Aries28' 3"r7n23
    Neptune9Pisces7'19"r8s54
    Pluto13Capricorn34'28"r20s49
    TrueNode2Libra6'58"0n50
    Chiron20Pisces49'44"r0n44
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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
4-Aug-2015, 18:33 UT/GMT
Sun12Leo4' 5"17n10
Moon11Aries35'49"3n48
Mercury24Leo31'29"14n50
Venus28Leo38'59"r6n16
Mars27Cancer16'10"21n40
Jupiter28Leo33'59"12n47
Saturn28Scorpio17'15"17s51
Uranus20Aries28' 3"r7n23
Neptune9Pisces7'19"r8s54
Pluto13Capricorn34'28"r20s49
TrueNode2Libra6'58"0n50
Chiron20Pisces49'44"r0n44
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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