•    
    Current Planets
    1-Feb-2015, 04:10 UT/GMT
    Sun11Aquarius57'54"17s12
    Moon10Cancer52'45"17n56
    Mercury8Aquarius20'55"r14s42
    Venus5Pisces39'40"10s50
    Mars15Pisces25'15"6s30
    Jupiter18Leo22'25"r16n13
    Saturn3Sagittarius30'54"18s54
    Uranus13Aries17' 9"4n39
    Neptune6Pisces20'13"9s52
    Pluto14Capricorn13'22"20s34
    TrueNode12Libra0'44"r4s45
    Chiron15Pisces11'10"1s41
    Explanations of the symbols
    Chart of the moment
| My Astro | Forum | FAQ

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
1-Feb-2015, 04:10 UT/GMT
Sun11Aquarius57'54"17s12
Moon10Cancer52'45"17n56
Mercury8Aquarius20'55"r14s42
Venus5Pisces39'40"10s50
Mars15Pisces25'15"6s30
Jupiter18Leo22'25"r16n13
Saturn3Sagittarius30'54"18s54
Uranus13Aries17' 9"4n39
Neptune6Pisces20'13"9s52
Pluto14Capricorn13'22"20s34
TrueNode12Libra0'44"r4s45
Chiron15Pisces11'10"1s41
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
Advertisement
As one of the largest astrology portals WWW.ASTRO.COM offers a lot of free features on the subject. With high-quality horoscope interpretations by the world's leading astrologers Liz Greene, Robert Hand and other authors, many free horoscopes and extensive information on astrology for beginners and professionals, www.astro.com is the first address for astrology on the web.
Homepage - Free Horoscopes - Astrodienst Onlineshop - Astrology Knowledge - Ephemeris - Authors and Staff - My Astro - Direct Atlas query - Sitemap - FAQ - Forum - Contact Astrodienst