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    Current Planets
    27-Jun-2016, 00:49 UT/GMT
    Sun548'40"23n18
    Moon2620'54"2s21
    Mercury2356' 2"23n07
    Venus1119'17"23n42
    Mars237' 5"r21s00
    Jupiter1633'11"6n25
    Saturn1126'19"r20s24
    Uranus244'31"8n46
    Neptune1159'38"r7s51
    Pluto1628'32"r21s02
    TrueNode1514'54"5n49
    Chiron2515' 0"2n02
    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-Jun-2016, 00:49 UT/GMT
Sun548'40"23n18
Moon2620'54"2s21
Mercury2356' 2"23n07
Venus1119'17"23n42
Mars237' 5"r21s00
Jupiter1633'11"6n25
Saturn1126'19"r20s24
Uranus244'31"8n46
Neptune1159'38"r7s51
Pluto1628'32"r21s02
TrueNode1514'54"5n49
Chiron2515' 0"2n02
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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