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    Current Planets
    28-May-2015, 10:12 UT/GMT
    Sun6Gemini47' 7"21n26
    Moon6Libra10'58"2s38
    Mercury10Gemini14' 7"r20n33
    Venus21Cancer49'38"24n21
    Mars11Gemini25'52"22n37
    Jupiter16Leo8'14"16n51
    Saturn1Sagittarius14'18"r18s16
    Uranus19Aries9'46"6n55
    Neptune9Pisces45'23"8s37
    Pluto15Capricorn8'54"r20s33
    TrueNode8Libra24'22"3s20
    Chiron21Pisces13'38"0n42
    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
28-May-2015, 10:12 UT/GMT
Sun6Gemini47' 7"21n26
Moon6Libra10'58"2s38
Mercury10Gemini14' 7"r20n33
Venus21Cancer49'38"24n21
Mars11Gemini25'52"22n37
Jupiter16Leo8'14"16n51
Saturn1Sagittarius14'18"r18s16
Uranus19Aries9'46"6n55
Neptune9Pisces45'23"8s37
Pluto15Capricorn8'54"r20s33
TrueNode8Libra24'22"3s20
Chiron21Pisces13'38"0n42
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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