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    Current Planets
    24-Oct-2017, 10:33 UT/GMT
    Sun112'29"11s54
    Moon2315'49"18s59
    Mercury1120'47"15s48
    Venus1227'15"3s30
    Mars13'17"0n38
    Jupiter30'46"11s34
    Saturn2355'50"22s17
    Uranus2619'52"r9n36
    Neptune1141'58"r8s02
    Pluto171' 4"21s47
    TrueNode2116'50"r14n24
    Chiron255'14"r1n39
    Explanations of the symbols
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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.

 

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Current Planets
24-Oct-2017, 10:33 UT/GMT
Sun112'29"11s54
Moon2315'49"18s59
Mercury1120'47"15s48
Venus1227'15"3s30
Mars13'17"0n38
Jupiter30'46"11s34
Saturn2355'50"22s17
Uranus2619'52"r9n36
Neptune1141'58"r8s02
Pluto171' 4"21s47
TrueNode2116'50"r14n24
Chiron255'14"r1n39
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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