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    Current Planets
    27-Aug-2015, 21:48 UT/GMT
    Sun4Virgo18'24"9n56
    Moon8Aquarius18'51"14s09
    Mercury0Libra18'45"1s17
    Venus16Leo10'23"r8n20
    Mars12Leo10'29"18n13
    Jupiter3Virgo33'59"11n01
    Saturn28Scorpio48'44"18s04
    Uranus20Aries5'27"r7n14
    Neptune8Pisces31'19"r9s08
    Pluto13Capricorn10'11"r20s55
    TrueNode1Libra11'57"r0n29
    Chiron19Pisces54'53"r0n24
    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
27-Aug-2015, 21:48 UT/GMT
Sun4Virgo18'24"9n56
Moon8Aquarius18'51"14s09
Mercury0Libra18'45"1s17
Venus16Leo10'23"r8n20
Mars12Leo10'29"18n13
Jupiter3Virgo33'59"11n01
Saturn28Scorpio48'44"18s04
Uranus20Aries5'27"r7n14
Neptune8Pisces31'19"r9s08
Pluto13Capricorn10'11"r20s55
TrueNode1Libra11'57"r0n29
Chiron19Pisces54'53"r0n24
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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