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    Current Planets
    1-Sep-2015, 02:59 UT/GMT
    Sun8Virgo22'45"8n26
    Moon11Aries31'24"3n41
    Mercury5Libra13'28"3s50
    Venus14Leo56'10"r9n03
    Mars14Leo51'46"17n28
    Jupiter4Virgo28'59"10n41
    Saturn28Scorpio59'50"18s07
    Uranus19Aries58'55"r7n12
    Neptune8Pisces24'22"r9s10
    Pluto13Capricorn7' 3"r20s56
    TrueNode1Libra5' 1"0n26
    Chiron19Pisces43'33"r0n19
    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
1-Sep-2015, 02:59 UT/GMT
Sun8Virgo22'45"8n26
Moon11Aries31'24"3n41
Mercury5Libra13'28"3s50
Venus14Leo56'10"r9n03
Mars14Leo51'46"17n28
Jupiter4Virgo28'59"10n41
Saturn28Scorpio59'50"18s07
Uranus19Aries58'55"r7n12
Neptune8Pisces24'22"r9s10
Pluto13Capricorn7' 3"r20s56
TrueNode1Libra5' 1"0n26
Chiron19Pisces43'33"r0n19
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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