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    Current Planets
    13-Feb-2016, 11:41 UT/GMT
    Sun24Aquarius11'54"13s27
    Moon0Taurus3'19"8n28
    Mercury29Capricorn25'43"20s35
    Venus25Capricorn26'19"20s59
    Mars20Scorpio57'13"16s37
    Jupiter21Virgo13' 9"r4n47
    Saturn15Sagittarius2'18"20s56
    Uranus17Aries34'10"6n20
    Neptune8Pisces54'51"8s58
    Pluto16Capricorn28'43"20s54
    TrueNode22Virgo2'20"3n09
    Chiron19Pisces26'28"0n21
    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
13-Feb-2016, 11:41 UT/GMT
Sun24Aquarius11'54"13s27
Moon0Taurus3'19"8n28
Mercury29Capricorn25'43"20s35
Venus25Capricorn26'19"20s59
Mars20Scorpio57'13"16s37
Jupiter21Virgo13' 9"r4n47
Saturn15Sagittarius2'18"20s56
Uranus17Aries34'10"6n20
Neptune8Pisces54'51"8s58
Pluto16Capricorn28'43"20s54
TrueNode22Virgo2'20"3n09
Chiron19Pisces26'28"0n21
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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