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    Current Planets
    21-Nov-2014, 03:11 UT/GMT
    Sun28Scorpio43' 5"19s52
    Moon11Scorpio39'26"13s25
    Mercury18Scorpio57'14"16s38
    Venus5Sagittarius26'43"21s09
    Mars19Capricorn19'31"23s28
    Jupiter22Leo7'21"14n47
    Saturn26Scorpio15'26"17s27
    Uranus12Aries57'46"r4n29
    Neptune4Pisces48'20"10s26
    Pluto11Capricorn51' 8"20s40
    TrueNode18Libra47'25"r7s22
    Chiron13Pisces6' 2"r2s10
    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
21-Nov-2014, 03:11 UT/GMT
Sun28Scorpio43' 5"19s52
Moon11Scorpio39'26"13s25
Mercury18Scorpio57'14"16s38
Venus5Sagittarius26'43"21s09
Mars19Capricorn19'31"23s28
Jupiter22Leo7'21"14n47
Saturn26Scorpio15'26"17s27
Uranus12Aries57'46"r4n29
Neptune4Pisces48'20"10s26
Pluto11Capricorn51' 8"20s40
TrueNode18Libra47'25"r7s22
Chiron13Pisces6' 2"r2s10
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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