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    28-May-2015, 07:21 UT/GMT
    Sun6Gemini40'17"21n25
    Moon4Libra46'14"2s12
    Mercury10Gemini17'55"r20n36
    Venus21Cancer42'22"24n22
    Mars11Gemini20'56"22n36
    Jupiter16Leo7'17"16n51
    Saturn1Sagittarius14'49"r18s16
    Uranus19Aries9'28"6n55
    Neptune9Pisces45'20"8s37
    Pluto15Capricorn9' 2"r20s33
    TrueNode8Libra24'19"3s20
    Chiron21Pisces13'28"0n42
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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
28-May-2015, 07:21 UT/GMT
Sun6Gemini40'17"21n25
Moon4Libra46'14"2s12
Mercury10Gemini17'55"r20n36
Venus21Cancer42'22"24n22
Mars11Gemini20'56"22n36
Jupiter16Leo7'17"16n51
Saturn1Sagittarius14'49"r18s16
Uranus19Aries9'28"6n55
Neptune9Pisces45'20"8s37
Pluto15Capricorn9' 2"r20s33
TrueNode8Libra24'19"3s20
Chiron21Pisces13'28"0n42
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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