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    Current Planets
    5-Mar-2015, 01:05 UT/GMT
    Sun14Pisces7'49"6s15
    Moon6Virgo28' 4"6n26
    Mercury18Aquarius41'55"16s23
    Venus14Aries58'10"5n25
    Mars9Aries58'46"3n33
    Jupiter14Leo25'37"r17n27
    Saturn4Sagittarius51' 9"19s04
    Uranus14Aries39'40"5n12
    Neptune7Pisces31'28"9s26
    Pluto15Capricorn4'46"20s30
    TrueNode10Libra4'41"r3s59
    Chiron17Pisces4'29"1s01
    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, 01:05 UT/GMT
Sun14Pisces7'49"6s15
Moon6Virgo28' 4"6n26
Mercury18Aquarius41'55"16s23
Venus14Aries58'10"5n25
Mars9Aries58'46"3n33
Jupiter14Leo25'37"r17n27
Saturn4Sagittarius51' 9"19s04
Uranus14Aries39'40"5n12
Neptune7Pisces31'28"9s26
Pluto15Capricorn4'46"20s30
TrueNode10Libra4'41"r3s59
Chiron17Pisces4'29"1s01
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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