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    Current Planets
    28-Aug-2015, 23:29 UT/GMT
    Sun5Virgo20'22"9n33
    Moon24Aquarius9' 4"10s29
    Mercury1Libra36'56"1s57
    Venus15Leo47'39"r8n31
    Mars12Leo51'28"18n02
    Jupiter3Virgo47'57"10n56
    Saturn28Scorpio51'24"18s05
    Uranus20Aries3'51"r7n14
    Neptune8Pisces29'33"r9s08
    Pluto13Capricorn9'21"r20s55
    TrueNode1Libra8'21"r0n27
    Chiron19Pisces52' 2"r0n23
    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
28-Aug-2015, 23:29 UT/GMT
Sun5Virgo20'22"9n33
Moon24Aquarius9' 4"10s29
Mercury1Libra36'56"1s57
Venus15Leo47'39"r8n31
Mars12Leo51'28"18n02
Jupiter3Virgo47'57"10n56
Saturn28Scorpio51'24"18s05
Uranus20Aries3'51"r7n14
Neptune8Pisces29'33"r9s08
Pluto13Capricorn9'21"r20s55
TrueNode1Libra8'21"r0n27
Chiron19Pisces52' 2"r0n23
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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