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    Current Planets
    31-Jan-2015, 11:24 UT/GMT
    Sun11Aquarius15'21"17s24
    Moon2Cancer12'48"18n26
    Mercury9Aquarius12'50"r14s31
    Venus4Pisces47'33"11s10
    Mars14Pisces52'37"6s43
    Jupiter18Leo27'55"r16n12
    Saturn3Sagittarius28' 6"18s54
    Uranus13Aries15'45"4n39
    Neptune6Pisces18'45"9s52
    Pluto14Capricorn12' 2"20s34
    TrueNode12Libra8' 0"r4s48
    Chiron15Pisces8'54"1s42
    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
31-Jan-2015, 11:24 UT/GMT
Sun11Aquarius15'21"17s24
Moon2Cancer12'48"18n26
Mercury9Aquarius12'50"r14s31
Venus4Pisces47'33"11s10
Mars14Pisces52'37"6s43
Jupiter18Leo27'55"r16n12
Saturn3Sagittarius28' 6"18s54
Uranus13Aries15'45"4n39
Neptune6Pisces18'45"9s52
Pluto14Capricorn12' 2"20s34
TrueNode12Libra8' 0"r4s48
Chiron15Pisces8'54"1s42
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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