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    Current Planets
    6-Dec-2016, 02:03 UT/GMT
    Sun1422'51"22s31
    Moon2840' 0"11s14
    Mercury415'42"25s42
    Venus2813' 3"22s52
    Mars1958' 9"16s05
    Jupiter1739'33"5s49
    Saturn1820'15"21s38
    Uranus2047'13"r7n32
    Neptune918'50"8s52
    Pluto165'48"21s25
    TrueNode77'47"r8n54
    Chiron2040'50"0n05
    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
6-Dec-2016, 02:03 UT/GMT
Sun1422'51"22s31
Moon2840' 0"11s14
Mercury415'42"25s42
Venus2813' 3"22s52
Mars1958' 9"16s05
Jupiter1739'33"5s49
Saturn1820'15"21s38
Uranus2047'13"r7n32
Neptune918'50"8s52
Pluto165'48"21s25
TrueNode77'47"r8n54
Chiron2040'50"0n05
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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