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    Current Planets
    10-Feb-2016, 18:28 UT/GMT
    Sun21Aquarius26'56"14s21
    Moon20Pisces36' 5"3s36
    Mercury26Capricorn10'33"20s49
    Venus22Capricorn4'55"21s26
    Mars19Scorpio41'26"16s16
    Jupiter21Virgo29'43"r4n40
    Saturn14Sagittarius51'27"20s55
    Uranus17Aries27'57"6n17
    Neptune8Pisces48'51"9s00
    Pluto16Capricorn23'58"20s55
    TrueNode21Virgo59'22"r3n11
    Chiron19Pisces17'19"0n25
    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
10-Feb-2016, 18:28 UT/GMT
Sun21Aquarius26'56"14s21
Moon20Pisces36' 5"3s36
Mercury26Capricorn10'33"20s49
Venus22Capricorn4'55"21s26
Mars19Scorpio41'26"16s16
Jupiter21Virgo29'43"r4n40
Saturn14Sagittarius51'27"20s55
Uranus17Aries27'57"6n17
Neptune8Pisces48'51"9s00
Pluto16Capricorn23'58"20s55
TrueNode21Virgo59'22"r3n11
Chiron19Pisces17'19"0n25
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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