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    Current Planets
    30-Aug-2016, 05:35 UT/GMT
    Sun716'40"8n50
    Moon1146'43"14n38
    Mercury294'22"3s20
    Venus010'39"0n57
    Mars1257'36"25s04
    Jupiter2750'23"1n52
    Saturn100'24"20s25
    Uranus247'13"r8n46
    Neptune1043'20"r8s21
    Pluto156'28"r21s19
    TrueNode1243'14"r6n47
    Chiron2339'16"r1n31
    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
30-Aug-2016, 05:35 UT/GMT
Sun716'40"8n50
Moon1146'43"14n38
Mercury294'22"3s20
Venus010'39"0n57
Mars1257'36"25s04
Jupiter2750'23"1n52
Saturn100'24"20s25
Uranus247'13"r8n46
Neptune1043'20"r8s21
Pluto156'28"r21s19
TrueNode1243'14"r6n47
Chiron2339'16"r1n31
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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