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    Current Planets
    1-Oct-2016, 10:25 UT/GMT
    Sun840'13"3s26
    Moon1323'34"2s49
    Mercury2114'43"4n53
    Venus931'32"14s53
    Mars241'55"25s48
    Jupiter443'49"0n53
    Saturn1138'53"20s45
    Uranus234'13"r8n22
    Neptune952'39"r8s41
    Pluto1455'58"21s25
    TrueNode1238'25"r6n49
    Chiron2211'58"r0n55
    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-Oct-2016, 10:25 UT/GMT
Sun840'13"3s26
Moon1323'34"2s49
Mercury2114'43"4n53
Venus931'32"14s53
Mars241'55"25s48
Jupiter443'49"0n53
Saturn1138'53"20s45
Uranus234'13"r8n22
Neptune952'39"r8s41
Pluto1455'58"21s25
TrueNode1238'25"r6n49
Chiron2211'58"r0n55
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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