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    Current Planets
    31-Aug-2016, 06:21 UT/GMT
    Sun816'34"8n28
    Moon2510'55"11n37
    Mercury293' 7"r3s25
    Venus126'32"0n25
    Mars1331'48"25s08
    Jupiter283'19"1n47
    Saturn102' 7"20s25
    Uranus245'43"r8n45
    Neptune1041'38"r8s22
    Pluto155'41"r21s19
    TrueNode1242'47"r6n47
    Chiron2336'33"r1n30
    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-Aug-2016, 06:21 UT/GMT
Sun816'34"8n28
Moon2510'55"11n37
Mercury293' 7"r3s25
Venus126'32"0n25
Mars1331'48"25s08
Jupiter283'19"1n47
Saturn102' 7"20s25
Uranus245'43"r8n45
Neptune1041'38"r8s22
Pluto155'41"r21s19
TrueNode1242'47"r6n47
Chiron2336'33"r1n30
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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