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    Current Planets
    4-Mar-2015, 03:31 UT/GMT
    Sun13Pisces13'47"6s35
    Moon25Leo50' 1"9n28
    Mercury17Aquarius32'54"16s39
    Venus13Aries52'20"4n57
    Mars9Aries17'43"3n16
    Jupiter14Leo31' 7"r17n25
    Saturn4Sagittarius50'15"19s04
    Uranus14Aries36'56"5n11
    Neptune7Pisces29'25"9s26
    Pluto15Capricorn3'37"20s30
    TrueNode10Libra8'22"r4s01
    Chiron17Pisces1' 8"1s02
    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
4-Mar-2015, 03:31 UT/GMT
Sun13Pisces13'47"6s35
Moon25Leo50' 1"9n28
Mercury17Aquarius32'54"16s39
Venus13Aries52'20"4n57
Mars9Aries17'43"3n16
Jupiter14Leo31' 7"r17n25
Saturn4Sagittarius50'15"19s04
Uranus14Aries36'56"5n11
Neptune7Pisces29'25"9s26
Pluto15Capricorn3'37"20s30
TrueNode10Libra8'22"r4s01
Chiron17Pisces1' 8"1s02
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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