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    Current Planets
    11-Dec-2016, 02:25 UT/GMT
    Sun1928'29"23s01
    Moon828'24"10n08
    Mercury109' 5"25s02
    Venus41'44"21s30
    Mars2344'45"14s47
    Jupiter1826'22"6s06
    Saturn1855'48"21s41
    Uranus2042' 0"r7n31
    Neptune922' 1"8s51
    Pluto1615' 4"21s24
    TrueNode655'33"r8n58
    Chiron2042'51"0n04
    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
11-Dec-2016, 02:25 UT/GMT
Sun1928'29"23s01
Moon828'24"10n08
Mercury109' 5"25s02
Venus41'44"21s30
Mars2344'45"14s47
Jupiter1826'22"6s06
Saturn1855'48"21s41
Uranus2042' 0"r7n31
Neptune922' 1"8s51
Pluto1615' 4"21s24
TrueNode655'33"r8n58
Chiron2042'51"0n04
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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