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    Current Planets
    29-Apr-2017, 06:57 UT/GMT
    Sun99'19"14n33
    Moon1822' 9"18n08
    Mercury251'53"r8n54
    Venus019'59"1n35
    Mars524'55"21n50
    Jupiter1538'37"r4s43
    Saturn2722' 3"r22s03
    Uranus2519' 1"9n16
    Neptune1339' 0"7s14
    Pluto1922'46"r21s11
    TrueNode043'35"r11n13
    Chiron2714' 7"2n22
    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
29-Apr-2017, 06:57 UT/GMT
Sun99'19"14n33
Moon1822' 9"18n08
Mercury251'53"r8n54
Venus019'59"1n35
Mars524'55"21n50
Jupiter1538'37"r4s43
Saturn2722' 3"r22s03
Uranus2519' 1"9n16
Neptune1339' 0"7s14
Pluto1922'46"r21s11
TrueNode043'35"r11n13
Chiron2714' 7"2n22
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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