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    Current Planets
    3-May-2016, 15:23 UT/GMT
    Sun13Taurus36'50"15n55
    Moon28Pisces58'13"1s06
    Mercury22Taurus35'21"r19n53
    Venus4Taurus27'15"11n53
    Mars7Sagittarius16'20"r21s44
    Jupiter13Virgo18'30"r7n50
    Saturn15Sagittarius12'33"r20s49
    Uranus21Aries47' 7"7n56
    Neptune11Pisces35' 3"7s58
    Pluto17Capricorn25'39"r20s51
    TrueNode20Virgo30'59"r3n45
    Chiron23Pisces58'50"1n24
    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-May-2016, 15:23 UT/GMT
Sun13Taurus36'50"15n55
Moon28Pisces58'13"1s06
Mercury22Taurus35'21"r19n53
Venus4Taurus27'15"11n53
Mars7Sagittarius16'20"r21s44
Jupiter13Virgo18'30"r7n50
Saturn15Sagittarius12'33"r20s49
Uranus21Aries47' 7"7n56
Neptune11Pisces35' 3"7s58
Pluto17Capricorn25'39"r20s51
TrueNode20Virgo30'59"r3n45
Chiron23Pisces58'50"1n24
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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