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    Current Planets
    6-Feb-2016, 15:05 UT/GMT
    Sun17Aquarius15'11"15s40
    Moon21Capricorn25' 0"17s15
    Mercury21Capricorn43' 3"20s55
    Venus16Capricorn58' 8"21s57
    Mars17Scorpio43'14"15s43
    Jupiter21Virgo52'59"r4n30
    Saturn14Sagittarius33'46"20s53
    Uranus17Aries19' 2"6n14
    Neptune8Pisces39'51"9s03
    Pluto16Capricorn16'29"20s55
    TrueNode22Virgo13'31"r3n05
    Chiron19Pisces3'41"0n29
    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
6-Feb-2016, 15:05 UT/GMT
Sun17Aquarius15'11"15s40
Moon21Capricorn25' 0"17s15
Mercury21Capricorn43' 3"20s55
Venus16Capricorn58' 8"21s57
Mars17Scorpio43'14"15s43
Jupiter21Virgo52'59"r4n30
Saturn14Sagittarius33'46"20s53
Uranus17Aries19' 2"6n14
Neptune8Pisces39'51"9s03
Pluto16Capricorn16'29"20s55
TrueNode22Virgo13'31"r3n05
Chiron19Pisces3'41"0n29
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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