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Q: What is the difference between astrology and astronomy or what is called Chinese horoscope that we read about in the daily newspapers and magazines? Would you please explain what is meant by this verse: (The astrologers lie even when they say the truth)? 

A: The stars and their movement is a universal issue, but, it is not true that the unseen could be discovered through them, since, only Allah knows the unseen. The aforementioned phrase is not a verse, it is a Hadith indicating that it is prohibited to believe the astrologers because they cannot be right about the reality and they do not have the knowledge that they pretend to have, although what they say may happen by chance.