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    Current Planets
    30-Jan-2015, 16:26 UT/GMT
    Sun10Aquarius27'13"17s37
    Moon22Gemini18'27"18n27
    Mercury10Aquarius12' 4"r14s20
    Venus3Pisces48'34"11s32
    Mars14Pisces15'42"6s57
    Jupiter18Leo34' 7"r16n10
    Saturn3Sagittarius24'54"18s53
    Uranus13Aries14'11"4n38
    Neptune6Pisces17' 5"9s53
    Pluto14Capricorn10'31"20s34
    TrueNode12Libra15' 2"r4s50
    Chiron15Pisces6'21"1s42
    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
30-Jan-2015, 16:26 UT/GMT
Sun10Aquarius27'13"17s37
Moon22Gemini18'27"18n27
Mercury10Aquarius12' 4"r14s20
Venus3Pisces48'34"11s32
Mars14Pisces15'42"6s57
Jupiter18Leo34' 7"r16n10
Saturn3Sagittarius24'54"18s53
Uranus13Aries14'11"4n38
Neptune6Pisces17' 5"9s53
Pluto14Capricorn10'31"20s34
TrueNode12Libra15' 2"r4s50
Chiron15Pisces6'21"1s42
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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