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    Current Planets
    29-Jan-2015, 11:14 UT/GMT
    Sun9Aquarius13' 5"17s57
    Moon6Gemini48'39"17n22
    Mercury11Aquarius41'57"r14s06
    Venus2Pisces17'43"12s06
    Mars13Pisces18'50"7s20
    Jupiter18Leo43'37"r16n06
    Saturn3Sagittarius19'52"18s52
    Uranus13Aries11'51"4n37
    Neptune6Pisces14'33"9s54
    Pluto14Capricorn8'10"20s34
    TrueNode12Libra22'50"r4s53
    Chiron15Pisces2'28"1s44
    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
29-Jan-2015, 11:14 UT/GMT
Sun9Aquarius13' 5"17s57
Moon6Gemini48'39"17n22
Mercury11Aquarius41'57"r14s06
Venus2Pisces17'43"12s06
Mars13Pisces18'50"7s20
Jupiter18Leo43'37"r16n06
Saturn3Sagittarius19'52"18s52
Uranus13Aries11'51"4n37
Neptune6Pisces14'33"9s54
Pluto14Capricorn8'10"20s34
TrueNode12Libra22'50"r4s53
Chiron15Pisces2'28"1s44
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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