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    Current Planets
    27-May-2015, 06:17 UT/GMT
    Sun5Gemini40' 8"21n15
    Moon22Virgo24'12"1n43
    Mercury10Gemini50'23"r20n59
    Venus20Cancer38'17"24n33
    Mars10Gemini37'24"22n29
    Jupiter15Leo59' 3"16n53
    Saturn1Sagittarius19'28"r18s17
    Uranus19Aries6'46"6n54
    Neptune9Pisces44'48"8s38
    Pluto15Capricorn10' 9"r20s33
    TrueNode8Libra23'33"3s20
    Chiron21Pisces11'56"0n41
    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
27-May-2015, 06:17 UT/GMT
Sun5Gemini40' 8"21n15
Moon22Virgo24'12"1n43
Mercury10Gemini50'23"r20n59
Venus20Cancer38'17"24n33
Mars10Gemini37'24"22n29
Jupiter15Leo59' 3"16n53
Saturn1Sagittarius19'28"r18s17
Uranus19Aries6'46"6n54
Neptune9Pisces44'48"8s38
Pluto15Capricorn10' 9"r20s33
TrueNode8Libra23'33"3s20
Chiron21Pisces11'56"0n41
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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