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    Current Planets
    1-Jul-2015, 15:38 UT/GMT
    Sun9Cancer29'49"23n06
    Moon3Capricorn42'52"18s22
    Mercury18Gemini40'37"20n48
    Venus21Leo50'31"14n40
    Mars4Cancer45'48"24n06
    Jupiter21Leo41' 7"15n05
    Saturn29Scorpio3'28"r17s54
    Uranus20Aries15'15"7n19
    Neptune9Pisces43' 7"r8s39
    Pluto14Capricorn23'13"r20s41
    TrueNode5Libra5'34"r2s01
    Chiron21Pisces31'57"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
1-Jul-2015, 15:38 UT/GMT
Sun9Cancer29'49"23n06
Moon3Capricorn42'52"18s22
Mercury18Gemini40'37"20n48
Venus21Leo50'31"14n40
Mars4Cancer45'48"24n06
Jupiter21Leo41' 7"15n05
Saturn29Scorpio3'28"r17s54
Uranus20Aries15'15"7n19
Neptune9Pisces43' 7"r8s39
Pluto14Capricorn23'13"r20s41
TrueNode5Libra5'34"r2s01
Chiron21Pisces31'57"r0n55
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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