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    Current Planets
    20-Oct-2017, 09:32 UT/GMT
    Sun2711' 2"10s28
    Moon46'44"8s22
    Mercury457'19"13s18
    Venus725'14"1s32
    Mars2830' 2"1n39
    Jupiter27'53"11s15
    Saturn2335'31"22s16
    Uranus2629'46"r9n40
    Neptune1145'56"r8s01
    Pluto1658'13"21s47
    TrueNode221'22"r14n10
    Chiron2513'53"r1n43
    Explanations of the symbols
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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.

 

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Current Planets
20-Oct-2017, 09:32 UT/GMT
Sun2711' 2"10s28
Moon46'44"8s22
Mercury457'19"13s18
Venus725'14"1s32
Mars2830' 2"1n39
Jupiter27'53"11s15
Saturn2335'31"22s16
Uranus2629'46"r9n40
Neptune1145'56"r8s01
Pluto1658'13"21s47
TrueNode221'22"r14n10
Chiron2513'53"r1n43
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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