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    Current Planets
    30-May-2015, 01:35 UT/GMT
    Sun8Gemini21'33"21n42
    Moon25Libra55'52"8s35
    Mercury9Gemini19'56"r19n58
    Venus23Cancer29'30"24n02
    Mars12Gemini34' 9"22n47
    Jupiter16Leo21'28"16n47
    Saturn1Sagittarius7' 2"r18s15
    Uranus19Aries13'55"6n57
    Neptune9Pisces46' 8"8s37
    Pluto15Capricorn7' 6"r20s33
    TrueNode8Libra22'37"r3s19
    Chiron21Pisces15'55"0n43
    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-May-2015, 01:35 UT/GMT
Sun8Gemini21'33"21n42
Moon25Libra55'52"8s35
Mercury9Gemini19'56"r19n58
Venus23Cancer29'30"24n02
Mars12Gemini34' 9"22n47
Jupiter16Leo21'28"16n47
Saturn1Sagittarius7' 2"r18s15
Uranus19Aries13'55"6n57
Neptune9Pisces46' 8"8s37
Pluto15Capricorn7' 6"r20s33
TrueNode8Libra22'37"r3s19
Chiron21Pisces15'55"0n43
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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