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    Current Planets
    24-Jan-2017, 03:45 UT/GMT
    Sun420'23"19s10
    Moon2025' 4"18s07
    Mercury1040'48"22s24
    Venus2058' 9"2s54
    Mars2656'57"1s40
    Jupiter2252' 9"7s37
    Saturn2351'20"22s01
    Uranus2050'35"7n35
    Neptune1022'37"8s28
    Pluto1743'53"21s17
    TrueNode343'46"r10n08
    Chiron2157' 4"0n23
    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
24-Jan-2017, 03:45 UT/GMT
Sun420'23"19s10
Moon2025' 4"18s07
Mercury1040'48"22s24
Venus2058' 9"2s54
Mars2656'57"1s40
Jupiter2252' 9"7s37
Saturn2351'20"22s01
Uranus2050'35"7n35
Neptune1022'37"8s28
Pluto1743'53"21s17
TrueNode343'46"r10n08
Chiron2157' 4"0n23
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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