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    Current Planets
    3-Mar-2015, 03:56 UT/GMT
    Sun12Pisces14'41"6s58
    Moon14Leo9'24"12n26
    Mercury16Aquarius18'59"16s54
    Venus12Aries40'18"4n26
    Mars8Aries32'47"2n58
    Jupiter14Leo37'15"r17n23
    Saturn4Sagittarius49' 9"19s04
    Uranus14Aries33'57"5n10
    Neptune7Pisces27'12"9s27
    Pluto15Capricorn2'21"20s30
    TrueNode10Libra13'10"r4s03
    Chiron16Pisces57'29"1s04
    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
3-Mar-2015, 03:56 UT/GMT
Sun12Pisces14'41"6s58
Moon14Leo9'24"12n26
Mercury16Aquarius18'59"16s54
Venus12Aries40'18"4n26
Mars8Aries32'47"2n58
Jupiter14Leo37'15"r17n23
Saturn4Sagittarius49' 9"19s04
Uranus14Aries33'57"5n10
Neptune7Pisces27'12"9s27
Pluto15Capricorn2'21"20s30
TrueNode10Libra13'10"r4s03
Chiron16Pisces57'29"1s04
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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