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    Current Planets
    27-Aug-2016, 21:48 UT/GMT
    Sun51'52"9n40
    Moon1041'11"18n21
    Mercury2845' 8"2s56
    Venus2719'41"2n08
    Mars1141'43"24s55
    Jupiter2721'24"2n04
    Saturn956'54"20s24
    Uranus2410'26"r8n47
    Neptune1047' 9"r8s20
    Pluto158'19"r21s19
    TrueNode1245' 2"r6n46
    Chiron2345'18"r1n33
    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-Aug-2016, 21:48 UT/GMT
Sun51'52"9n40
Moon1041'11"18n21
Mercury2845' 8"2s56
Venus2719'41"2n08
Mars1141'43"24s55
Jupiter2721'24"2n04
Saturn956'54"20s24
Uranus2410'26"r8n47
Neptune1047' 9"r8s20
Pluto158'19"r21s19
TrueNode1245' 2"r6n46
Chiron2345'18"r1n33
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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