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    Current Planets
    3-Sep-2015, 02:42 UT/GMT
    Sun10Virgo18'10"7n42
    Moon10Taurus37'58"11n49
    Mercury7Libra19' 4"4s56
    Venus14Leo35'52"r9n21
    Mars16Leo7'40"17n06
    Jupiter4Virgo54'54"10n32
    Saturn29Scorpio5'37"18s09
    Uranus19Aries55'36"r7n10
    Neptune8Pisces21' 5"r9s12
    Pluto13Capricorn5'43"r20s56
    TrueNode1Libra7'20"0n27
    Chiron19Pisces38' 8"r0n17
    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
3-Sep-2015, 02:42 UT/GMT
Sun10Virgo18'10"7n42
Moon10Taurus37'58"11n49
Mercury7Libra19' 4"4s56
Venus14Leo35'52"r9n21
Mars16Leo7'40"17n06
Jupiter4Virgo54'54"10n32
Saturn29Scorpio5'37"18s09
Uranus19Aries55'36"r7n10
Neptune8Pisces21' 5"r9s12
Pluto13Capricorn5'43"r20s56
TrueNode1Libra7'20"0n27
Chiron19Pisces38' 8"r0n17
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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