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    Current Planets
    23-Sep-2017, 07:50 UT/GMT
    Sun028'53"0n11
    Moon724'57"9s17
    Mercury1752'32"6n28
    Venus40' 3"11n01
    Mars1122'29"8n23
    Jupiter2622' 2"9s12
    Saturn2150'58"22s06
    Uranus2732'57"r10n02
    Neptune1221'48"r7s47
    Pluto1651'42"r21s45
    TrueNode2339'13"r13n38
    Chiron2622'26"r2n14
    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
23-Sep-2017, 07:50 UT/GMT
Sun028'53"0n11
Moon724'57"9s17
Mercury1752'32"6n28
Venus40' 3"11n01
Mars1122'29"8n23
Jupiter2622' 2"9s12
Saturn2150'58"22s06
Uranus2732'57"r10n02
Neptune1221'48"r7s47
Pluto1651'42"r21s45
TrueNode2339'13"r13n38
Chiron2622'26"r2n14
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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