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    Current Planets
    29-Mar-2017, 18:36 UT/GMT
    Sun915'22"3n40
    Moon143'11"7n54
    Mercury2745'56"12n41
    Venus217' 4"r8n04
    Mars147'46"16n25
    Jupiter1924'52"r6s08
    Saturn2744'56"22s05
    Uranus2334'57"8n38
    Neptune1243'43"7s34
    Pluto1916'49"21s09
    TrueNode254'37"r10n26
    Chiron2534'47"1n42
    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
29-Mar-2017, 18:36 UT/GMT
Sun915'22"3n40
Moon143'11"7n54
Mercury2745'56"12n41
Venus217' 4"r8n04
Mars147'46"16n25
Jupiter1924'52"r6s08
Saturn2744'56"22s05
Uranus2334'57"8n38
Neptune1243'43"7s34
Pluto1916'49"21s09
TrueNode254'37"r10n26
Chiron2534'47"1n42
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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