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    Current Planets
    28-May-2016, 10:08 UT/GMT
    Sun7Gemini30'17"21n33
    Moon23Aquarius52'12"11s36
    Mercury15Taurus37'40"12n57
    Venus4Gemini56'11"20n45
    Mars29Scorpio42'20"r21s31
    Jupiter13Virgo47'21"7n35
    Saturn13Sagittarius32'58"r20s38
    Uranus23Aries1' 5"8n24
    Neptune11Pisces57'57"7s50
    Pluto17Capricorn6'41"r20s55
    TrueNode18Virgo3'47"r4n43
    Chiron24Pisces51'13"1n48
    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-May-2016, 10:08 UT/GMT
Sun7Gemini30'17"21n33
Moon23Aquarius52'12"11s36
Mercury15Taurus37'40"12n57
Venus4Gemini56'11"20n45
Mars29Scorpio42'20"r21s31
Jupiter13Virgo47'21"7n35
Saturn13Sagittarius32'58"r20s38
Uranus23Aries1' 5"8n24
Neptune11Pisces57'57"7s50
Pluto17Capricorn6'41"r20s55
TrueNode18Virgo3'47"r4n43
Chiron24Pisces51'13"1n48
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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