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    Current Planets
    4-Sep-2015, 02:08 UT/GMT
    Sun11Virgo14'54"7n21
    Moon24Taurus25'18"14n46
    Mercury8Libra17'13"5s28
    Venus14Leo29'25"r9n30
    Mars16Leo44'54"16n55
    Jupiter5Virgo7'36"10n27
    Saturn29Scorpio8'35"18s10
    Uranus19Aries53'56"r7n10
    Neptune8Pisces19'29"r9s12
    Pluto13Capricorn5' 7"r20s57
    TrueNode1Libra8'30"0n27
    Chiron19Pisces35'27"r0n16
    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
4-Sep-2015, 02:08 UT/GMT
Sun11Virgo14'54"7n21
Moon24Taurus25'18"14n46
Mercury8Libra17'13"5s28
Venus14Leo29'25"r9n30
Mars16Leo44'54"16n55
Jupiter5Virgo7'36"10n27
Saturn29Scorpio8'35"18s10
Uranus19Aries53'56"r7n10
Neptune8Pisces19'29"r9s12
Pluto13Capricorn5' 7"r20s57
TrueNode1Libra8'30"0n27
Chiron19Pisces35'27"r0n16
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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