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    Current Planets
    25-Jul-2016, 10:38 UT/GMT
    Sun254'33"19n30
    Moon1255'29"2n45
    Mercury2121'21"15n39
    Venus1614' 7"17n20
    Mars2710'14"22s18
    Jupiter2053'46"4n40
    Saturn103'58"r20s18
    Uranus2429'59"8n55
    Neptune1136'12"r8s01
    Pluto1546'56"r21s10
    TrueNode1321'37"6n32
    Chiron2454'37"r1n58
    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
25-Jul-2016, 10:38 UT/GMT
Sun254'33"19n30
Moon1255'29"2n45
Mercury2121'21"15n39
Venus1614' 7"17n20
Mars2710'14"22s18
Jupiter2053'46"4n40
Saturn103'58"r20s18
Uranus2429'59"8n55
Neptune1136'12"r8s01
Pluto1546'56"r21s10
TrueNode1321'37"6n32
Chiron2454'37"r1n58
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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