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    Current Planets
    27-Mar-2015, 10:59 UT/GMT
    Sun6Aries27'28"2n34
    Moon8Cancer2'21"17n54
    Mercury23Pisces23'22"4s38
    Venus12Taurus2'50"16n04
    Mars26Aries51'34"10n11
    Jupiter12Leo49'37"r17n53
    Saturn4Sagittarius47'29"r19s00
    Uranus15Aries52'40"5n40
    Neptune8Pisces20'28"9s08
    Pluto15Capricorn26'11"20s29
    TrueNode10Libra0'33"r3s58
    Chiron18Pisces27' 1"0n30
    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-Mar-2015, 10:59 UT/GMT
Sun6Aries27'28"2n34
Moon8Cancer2'21"17n54
Mercury23Pisces23'22"4s38
Venus12Taurus2'50"16n04
Mars26Aries51'34"10n11
Jupiter12Leo49'37"r17n53
Saturn4Sagittarius47'29"r19s00
Uranus15Aries52'40"5n40
Neptune8Pisces20'28"9s08
Pluto15Capricorn26'11"20s29
TrueNode10Libra0'33"r3s58
Chiron18Pisces27' 1"0n30
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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