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    Current Planets
    13-Feb-2016, 15:20 UT/GMT
    Sun24Aquarius21' 8"13s24
    Moon2Taurus14' 2"9n04
    Mercury29Capricorn37' 2"20s33
    Venus25Capricorn37'35"20s57
    Mars21Scorpio1'25"16s38
    Jupiter21Virgo12'12"r4n48
    Saturn15Sagittarius2'54"20s56
    Uranus17Aries34'31"6n20
    Neptune8Pisces55'11"8s57
    Pluto16Capricorn28'59"20s54
    TrueNode22Virgo2'34"3n09
    Chiron19Pisces26'59"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, 15:20 UT/GMT
Sun24Aquarius21' 8"13s24
Moon2Taurus14' 2"9n04
Mercury29Capricorn37' 2"20s33
Venus25Capricorn37'35"20s57
Mars21Scorpio1'25"16s38
Jupiter21Virgo12'12"r4n48
Saturn15Sagittarius2'54"20s56
Uranus17Aries34'31"6n20
Neptune8Pisces55'11"8s57
Pluto16Capricorn28'59"20s54
TrueNode22Virgo2'34"3n09
Chiron19Pisces26'59"0n21
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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