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    Current Planets
    1-Aug-2015, 22:33 UT/GMT
    Sun9Leo21'26"17n55
    Moon29Aquarius58' 2"8s55
    Mercury19Leo10'58"16n42
    Venus29Leo38'44"r6n31
    Mars25Cancer25'33"22n00
    Jupiter27Leo57'55"12n59
    Saturn28Scorpio16'57"r17s51
    Uranus20Aries29' 9"r7n24
    Neptune9Pisces11'16"r8s52
    Pluto13Capricorn38' 7"r20s49
    TrueNode2Libra11'13"r0n52
    Chiron20Pisces55'15"r0n46
    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-Aug-2015, 22:33 UT/GMT
Sun9Leo21'26"17n55
Moon29Aquarius58' 2"8s55
Mercury19Leo10'58"16n42
Venus29Leo38'44"r6n31
Mars25Cancer25'33"22n00
Jupiter27Leo57'55"12n59
Saturn28Scorpio16'57"r17s51
Uranus20Aries29' 9"r7n24
Neptune9Pisces11'16"r8s52
Pluto13Capricorn38' 7"r20s49
TrueNode2Libra11'13"r0n52
Chiron20Pisces55'15"r0n46
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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