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    Current Planets
    19-Dec-2014, 16:52 UT/GMT
    Sun27Sagittarius42' 1"23s25
    Moon27Scorpio9'21"16s20
    Mercury4Capricorn1'41"25s18
    Venus11Capricorn18' 6"23s59
    Mars11Aquarius26' 2"18s33
    Jupiter22Leo26' 2"r14n48
    Saturn29Scorpio34' 0"18s11
    Uranus12Aries34'19"r4n21
    Neptune5Pisces7' 1"10s19
    Pluto12Capricorn44'25"20s39
    TrueNode16Libra40'13"r6s33
    Chiron13Pisces24'40"2s11
    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
19-Dec-2014, 16:52 UT/GMT
Sun27Sagittarius42' 1"23s25
Moon27Scorpio9'21"16s20
Mercury4Capricorn1'41"25s18
Venus11Capricorn18' 6"23s59
Mars11Aquarius26' 2"18s33
Jupiter22Leo26' 2"r14n48
Saturn29Scorpio34' 0"18s11
Uranus12Aries34'19"r4n21
Neptune5Pisces7' 1"10s19
Pluto12Capricorn44'25"20s39
TrueNode16Libra40'13"r6s33
Chiron13Pisces24'40"2s11
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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