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    Current Planets
    2-Jun-2015, 14:05 UT/GMT
    Sun11Gemini44' 0"22n11
    Moon10Sagittarius35'33"17s35
    Mercury7Gemini22'53"r18n45
    Venus27Cancer0'30"23n18
    Mars15Gemini0'14"23n06
    Jupiter16Leo50'56"16n37
    Saturn0Sagittarius51'35"r18s12
    Uranus19Aries22'31"7n00
    Neptune9Pisces47'28"8s37
    Pluto15Capricorn3' 3"r20s34
    TrueNode7Libra59' 7"r3s10
    Chiron21Pisces20'21"0n45
    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
2-Jun-2015, 14:05 UT/GMT
Sun11Gemini44' 0"22n11
Moon10Sagittarius35'33"17s35
Mercury7Gemini22'53"r18n45
Venus27Cancer0'30"23n18
Mars15Gemini0'14"23n06
Jupiter16Leo50'56"16n37
Saturn0Sagittarius51'35"r18s12
Uranus19Aries22'31"7n00
Neptune9Pisces47'28"8s37
Pluto15Capricorn3' 3"r20s34
TrueNode7Libra59' 7"r3s10
Chiron21Pisces20'21"0n45
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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