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    Current Planets
    26-Apr-2015, 02:30 UT/GMT
    Sun5Taurus33'33"13n22
    Moon6Leo45'41"14n03
    Mercury22Taurus4'20"20n06
    Venus16Gemini41'56"24n56
    Mars18Taurus34'38"17n30
    Jupiter13Leo3'30"17n47
    Saturn3Sagittarius31'27"r18s43
    Uranus17Aries33'25"6n19
    Neptune9Pisces13'27"8s48
    Pluto15Capricorn31'34"r20s29
    TrueNode9Libra42'58"3s51
    Chiron20Pisces3'25"0n10
    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
26-Apr-2015, 02:30 UT/GMT
Sun5Taurus33'33"13n22
Moon6Leo45'41"14n03
Mercury22Taurus4'20"20n06
Venus16Gemini41'56"24n56
Mars18Taurus34'38"17n30
Jupiter13Leo3'30"17n47
Saturn3Sagittarius31'27"r18s43
Uranus17Aries33'25"6n19
Neptune9Pisces13'27"8s48
Pluto15Capricorn31'34"r20s29
TrueNode9Libra42'58"3s51
Chiron20Pisces3'25"0n10
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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