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    Current Planets
    3-Jul-2015, 22:35 UT/GMT
    Sun11Cancer40'45"22n55
    Moon6Aquarius6'47"14s35
    Mercury21Gemini59'15"21n30
    Venus23Leo19' 6"13n55
    Mars6Cancer17'42"24n03
    Jupiter22Leo6'54"14n57
    Saturn28Scorpio57'11"r17s53
    Uranus20Aries17'52"7n20
    Neptune9Pisces41'40"r8s40
    Pluto14Capricorn19'48"r20s41
    TrueNode4Libra40'44"r1s52
    Chiron21Pisces30'56"r0n55
    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
3-Jul-2015, 22:35 UT/GMT
Sun11Cancer40'45"22n55
Moon6Aquarius6'47"14s35
Mercury21Gemini59'15"21n30
Venus23Leo19' 6"13n55
Mars6Cancer17'42"24n03
Jupiter22Leo6'54"14n57
Saturn28Scorpio57'11"r17s53
Uranus20Aries17'52"7n20
Neptune9Pisces41'40"r8s40
Pluto14Capricorn19'48"r20s41
TrueNode4Libra40'44"r1s52
Chiron21Pisces30'56"r0n55
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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