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    Current Planets
    17-Jan-2017, 22:34 UT/GMT
    Sun280'50"20s33
    Moon552'44"0n12
    Mercury359' 7"21s47
    Venus153'25"5s52
    Mars2217'17"3s36
    Jupiter2233'20"7s31
    Saturn2313'25"21s59
    Uranus2043'22"7n32
    Neptune1011' 3"8s32
    Pluto1731'21"21s18
    TrueNode354' 5"10n05
    Chiron2141' 9"0n18
    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
17-Jan-2017, 22:34 UT/GMT
Sun280'50"20s33
Moon552'44"0n12
Mercury359' 7"21s47
Venus153'25"5s52
Mars2217'17"3s36
Jupiter2233'20"7s31
Saturn2313'25"21s59
Uranus2043'22"7n32
Neptune1011' 3"8s32
Pluto1731'21"21s18
TrueNode354' 5"10n05
Chiron2141' 9"0n18
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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