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    Current Planets
    1-Mar-2015, 20:59 UT/GMT
    Sun10Pisces57' 4"7s28
    Moon28Cancer42' 5"15n34
    Mercury14Aquarius44'36"17s12
    Venus11Aries5'41"3n46
    Mars7Aries33'46"2n34
    Jupiter14Leo45'29"r17n21
    Saturn4Sagittarius47'34"19s04
    Uranus14Aries30' 5"5n08
    Neptune7Pisces24'16"9s28
    Pluto15Capricorn0'38"20s31
    TrueNode10Libra19'54"r4s05
    Chiron16Pisces52'42"1s05
    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
1-Mar-2015, 20:59 UT/GMT
Sun10Pisces57' 4"7s28
Moon28Cancer42' 5"15n34
Mercury14Aquarius44'36"17s12
Venus11Aries5'41"3n46
Mars7Aries33'46"2n34
Jupiter14Leo45'29"r17n21
Saturn4Sagittarius47'34"19s04
Uranus14Aries30' 5"5n08
Neptune7Pisces24'16"9s28
Pluto15Capricorn0'38"20s31
TrueNode10Libra19'54"r4s05
Chiron16Pisces52'42"1s05
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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