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    Current Planets
    13-Feb-2016, 05:21 UT/GMT
    Sun23Aquarius55'53"13s33
    Moon26Aries15'54"7n23
    Mercury29Capricorn6'11"20s36
    Venus25Capricorn6'45"21s02
    Mars20Scorpio49'55"16s35
    Jupiter21Virgo14'48"r4n47
    Saturn15Sagittarius1'16"20s56
    Uranus17Aries33'33"6n20
    Neptune8Pisces54'16"8s58
    Pluto16Capricorn28'16"20s54
    TrueNode22Virgo1'56"3n10
    Chiron19Pisces25'34"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
13-Feb-2016, 05:21 UT/GMT
Sun23Aquarius55'53"13s33
Moon26Aries15'54"7n23
Mercury29Capricorn6'11"20s36
Venus25Capricorn6'45"21s02
Mars20Scorpio49'55"16s35
Jupiter21Virgo14'48"r4n47
Saturn15Sagittarius1'16"20s56
Uranus17Aries33'33"6n20
Neptune8Pisces54'16"8s58
Pluto16Capricorn28'16"20s54
TrueNode22Virgo1'56"3n10
Chiron19Pisces25'34"0n22
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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