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    Current Planets
    14-Feb-2016, 10:09 UT/GMT
    Sun25Aquarius8'41"13s08
    Moon13Taurus23'35"11n57
    Mercury0Aquarius35'55"20s27
    Venus26Capricorn35'42"20s49
    Mars21Scorpio22'59"16s44
    Jupiter21Virgo7'14"r4n50
    Saturn15Sagittarius5'54"20s56
    Uranus17Aries36'22"6n21
    Neptune8Pisces56'56"8s57
    Pluto16Capricorn30'19"20s54
    TrueNode22Virgo3'31"3n09
    Chiron19Pisces29'39"0n20
    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
14-Feb-2016, 10:09 UT/GMT
Sun25Aquarius8'41"13s08
Moon13Taurus23'35"11n57
Mercury0Aquarius35'55"20s27
Venus26Capricorn35'42"20s49
Mars21Scorpio22'59"16s44
Jupiter21Virgo7'14"r4n50
Saturn15Sagittarius5'54"20s56
Uranus17Aries36'22"6n21
Neptune8Pisces56'56"8s57
Pluto16Capricorn30'19"20s54
TrueNode22Virgo3'31"3n09
Chiron19Pisces29'39"0n20
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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