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    Sun16Taurus23' 7"16n44
    Moon23Sagittarius19'50"18s18
    Mercury7Gemini24'36"24n06
    Venus29Gemini13'58"25n59
    Mars26Taurus33'34"19n38
    Jupiter13Leo49'26"17n33
    Saturn2Sagittarius47'27"r18s34
    Uranus18Aries9'17"6n33
    Neptune9Pisces27'58"8s43
    Pluto15Capricorn26'49"r20s30
    TrueNode9Libra26'28"r3s44
    Chiron20Pisces32'40"0n23
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Robert Hand
Astrologer, Philosopher and Historian

Robert Hand is one of the world's most famous and renowned astrologers. He takes a special interest in the philosophical dimensions of astrology and is quite dedicated to computer programming. Currently he is fully engaged for Arhat Media as an editor, translator and publisher of ancient astrological writings. Rob Hand lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Robert HandRobert Hand began his work in astrology at the age of 17. The Hand family was locally known for its work in astrology, science and history, and Rob learned the basics of casting charts for these applications from his father, Wilfred Hand, who successfully applied the astrological techniques of his day to forecasting the stock market.

Rob is an honor graduate from Brandeis University, with honors in history, and went on for graduate work in the History of Science at Princeton. Rob began an astrology practice in 1972 and as success came, he began traveling world wide as a full time professional astrologer.

Robert Hand was known in his early career as the first practicing astrologer to write astrology programs for microcomputers so that the benefits of computers would be available to astrologers. From this effort, he founded Astro-Graphics Services in 1979, which later became Astrolabe, Inc.

In his professional practice Rob uses tropical, heliocentric, sidereal, uranian, cosmobiological and in mundo techniques with ancient and mediaeval methods now being uncovered and translated. In 1997 Rob established a formal archive, library and publishing company for continuing his lifelong work in the history and science of astrology ... ARHAT.

Robert Hand's Library now houses the original texts and translations of over two dozen ancient and medieval astrologers. His books to date include: Planets in Transit: Life Cycles for Living, Planets in Composite: Analyzing Human Relationships, Planets in Youth: Patterns of Early Development, Essays on Astrology and Night and Day: Planetary Sect in Astrology.

Robert Hand is a former chairman of the National Council for Geocosmic Research. He is a member of AFAN, ISAR, and is a patron of the Faculty of Astrological Studies. In 2008, Rob Hand won the Marion D. March regulus award for his lige work. Rob lectures in conferences, seminars and workshops worldwide. Robert Hand offers professional astrological services to astrologers and the general public.

In 2013, he was designated as a doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) by The Catholic University of America.

He can be reached at ARHAT (703) 758-7150 USA or through email to robhand (at) starpower (dot) net

(see also Rob Hand's Homepage www.arhatmedia.com)

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Current Planets
7-May-2015, 06:13 UT/GMT
Sun16Taurus23' 7"16n44
Moon23Sagittarius19'50"18s18
Mercury7Gemini24'36"24n06
Venus29Gemini13'58"25n59
Mars26Taurus33'34"19n38
Jupiter13Leo49'26"17n33
Saturn2Sagittarius47'27"r18s34
Uranus18Aries9'17"6n33
Neptune9Pisces27'58"8s43
Pluto15Capricorn26'49"r20s30
TrueNode9Libra26'28"r3s44
Chiron20Pisces32'40"0n23
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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