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    Current Planets
    26-Dec-2014, 13:49 UT/GMT
    Sun4Capricorn42'10"23s21
    Moon5Pisces50'39"6s22
    Mercury14Capricorn59'37"24s45
    Venus19Capricorn55'22"23s10
    Mars16Aquarius48'20"16s56
    Jupiter22Leo6'51"r14n56
    Saturn0Sagittarius18'24"18s20
    Uranus12Aries34'44"4n21
    Neptune5Pisces15'28"10s16
    Pluto12Capricorn58'35"20s38
    TrueNode15Libra34'48"r6s08
    Chiron13Pisces35'53"2s09
    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
26-Dec-2014, 13:49 UT/GMT
Sun4Capricorn42'10"23s21
Moon5Pisces50'39"6s22
Mercury14Capricorn59'37"24s45
Venus19Capricorn55'22"23s10
Mars16Aquarius48'20"16s56
Jupiter22Leo6'51"r14n56
Saturn0Sagittarius18'24"18s20
Uranus12Aries34'44"4n21
Neptune5Pisces15'28"10s16
Pluto12Capricorn58'35"20s38
TrueNode15Libra34'48"r6s08
Chiron13Pisces35'53"2s09
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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