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    Current Planets
    6-May-2015, 08:04 UT/GMT
    Sun15Taurus29'31"16n29
    Moon11Sagittarius13'21"17s36
    Mercury6Gemini29' 8"23n57
    Venus28Gemini12'34"25n57
    Mars25Taurus54'11"19n29
    Jupiter13Leo44'52"17n34
    Saturn2Sagittarius51'18"r18s35
    Uranus18Aries6'23"6n31
    Neptune9Pisces26'54"8s44
    Pluto15Capricorn27'20"r20s30
    TrueNode9Libra32' 3"r3s47
    Chiron20Pisces30'26"0n22
    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
6-May-2015, 08:04 UT/GMT
Sun15Taurus29'31"16n29
Moon11Sagittarius13'21"17s36
Mercury6Gemini29' 8"23n57
Venus28Gemini12'34"25n57
Mars25Taurus54'11"19n29
Jupiter13Leo44'52"17n34
Saturn2Sagittarius51'18"r18s35
Uranus18Aries6'23"6n31
Neptune9Pisces26'54"8s44
Pluto15Capricorn27'20"r20s30
TrueNode9Libra32' 3"r3s47
Chiron20Pisces30'26"0n22
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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