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    Current Planets
    5-Mar-2015, 21:02 UT/GMT
    Sun14Pisces57'46"5s55
    Moon16Virgo17'19"3n28
    Mercury19Aquarius46'56"16s08
    Venus15Aries59' 0"5n50
    Mars10Aries36'43"3n48
    Jupiter14Leo20'38"r17n28
    Saturn4Sagittarius51'56"19s04
    Uranus14Aries42'13"5n13
    Neptune7Pisces33'21"9s25
    Pluto15Capricorn5'48"20s30
    TrueNode10Libra2' 6"r3s58
    Chiron17Pisces7'35"1n00
    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
5-Mar-2015, 21:02 UT/GMT
Sun14Pisces57'46"5s55
Moon16Virgo17'19"3n28
Mercury19Aquarius46'56"16s08
Venus15Aries59' 0"5n50
Mars10Aries36'43"3n48
Jupiter14Leo20'38"r17n28
Saturn4Sagittarius51'56"19s04
Uranus14Aries42'13"5n13
Neptune7Pisces33'21"9s25
Pluto15Capricorn5'48"20s30
TrueNode10Libra2' 6"r3s58
Chiron17Pisces7'35"1n00
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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