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    Current Planets
    2-May-2016, 02:40 UT/GMT
    Sun12Taurus7'48"15n28
    Moon7Pisces1'35"7s49
    Mercury23Taurus6'24"r20n20
    Venus2Taurus34'12"11n13
    Mars7Sagittarius34' 2"r21s43
    Jupiter13Virgo20'23"r7n50
    Saturn15Sagittarius17'43"r20s50
    Uranus21Aries42' 8"7n54
    Neptune11Pisces33' 3"7s59
    Pluto17Capricorn26'18"r20s51
    TrueNode20Virgo30'44"3n46
    Chiron23Pisces54'47"1n23
    Explanations of the symbols
    Chart of the moment
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Introduction to Astrology

A Brief Introduction to Astrology

Astrodienst horoscopes are easy to understand, even for those who have not dealt with astrology before - you needn't know any of the scientific jargon involved to be able to profit from our horoscope readings. If we are lucky, though, your interest in this fascinating subject matter has been awakened by one of our short texts. This short online introduction can help make you familiar with most of the astrological techniques and give you a basic understanding of how it's all done. If you wish to learn more about astrology, we suggest you read some of the standard textbooks mentioned in our bibliography, or contact an astrology school near you.

Introduction

Astrology sees mankind as being not only influenced by hereditary factors and the environment, but also by the state of our solar system at the moment of birth. The planets are regarded as basic life-forces, the tools we live by as well as the basis of our very substance. These planetary forces take on different forms, depending on their zodiacal position and on the way they relate to one another.

Solar-SystemThe aspects formed between the planets describe these relationships, the positions of the planets in relation to the place of birth tell us of their expression in the spheres of life depicted by the astrological houses.

By interpreting the roles of these players (the planets) and their qualities (the elements, signs and houses) and creating a synthesis, astrology is able to present a complete and comprehensive picture of the person and his potential, based on the natal horoscope.

 

Current Planets
2-May-2016, 02:40 UT/GMT
Sun12Taurus7'48"15n28
Moon7Pisces1'35"7s49
Mercury23Taurus6'24"r20n20
Venus2Taurus34'12"11n13
Mars7Sagittarius34' 2"r21s43
Jupiter13Virgo20'23"r7n50
Saturn15Sagittarius17'43"r20s50
Uranus21Aries42' 8"7n54
Neptune11Pisces33' 3"7s59
Pluto17Capricorn26'18"r20s51
TrueNode20Virgo30'44"3n46
Chiron23Pisces54'47"1n23
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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