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    Current Planets
    4-Dec-2016, 09:51 UT/GMT
    Sun1240'50"22s19
    Moon720'11"16s01
    Mercury23'51"25s48
    Venus2615'55"23s16
    Mars1842'35"16s31
    Jupiter1723'19"5s43
    Saturn188'23"21s36
    Uranus2049'13"r7n33
    Neptune917'58"8s53
    Pluto162'47"21s25
    TrueNode711'22"r8n52
    Chiron2040'28"0n05
    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
4-Dec-2016, 09:51 UT/GMT
Sun1240'50"22s19
Moon720'11"16s01
Mercury23'51"25s48
Venus2615'55"23s16
Mars1842'35"16s31
Jupiter1723'19"5s43
Saturn188'23"21s36
Uranus2049'13"r7n33
Neptune917'58"8s53
Pluto162'47"21s25
TrueNode711'22"r8n52
Chiron2040'28"0n05
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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