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    Current Planets
    28-Nov-2014, 18:18 UT/GMT
    Sun6Sagittarius26' 7"21s23
    Moon27Aquarius47'11"8s31
    Mercury1Sagittarius2'39"20s24
    Venus15Sagittarius1'25"22s51
    Mars25Capricorn11' 2"22s28
    Jupiter22Leo27'43"14n42
    Saturn27Scorpio9'50"17s40
    Uranus12Aries47'46"r4n25
    Neptune4Pisces50'38"10s25
    Pluto12Capricorn4'10"20s40
    TrueNode18Libra5'28"r7s06
    Chiron13Pisces6'27"2s12
    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
28-Nov-2014, 18:18 UT/GMT
Sun6Sagittarius26' 7"21s23
Moon27Aquarius47'11"8s31
Mercury1Sagittarius2'39"20s24
Venus15Sagittarius1'25"22s51
Mars25Capricorn11' 2"22s28
Jupiter22Leo27'43"14n42
Saturn27Scorpio9'50"17s40
Uranus12Aries47'46"r4n25
Neptune4Pisces50'38"10s25
Pluto12Capricorn4'10"20s40
TrueNode18Libra5'28"r7s06
Chiron13Pisces6'27"2s12
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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