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    Current Planets
    3-May-2015, 15:21 UT/GMT
    Sun12Taurus52'46"15n42
    Moon6Scorpio58'13"11s35
    Mercury3Gemini24'40"23n21
    Venus25Gemini12'18"25n48
    Mars23Taurus58'51"18n59
    Jupiter13Leo32'18"17n38
    Saturn3Sagittarius2'21"r18s37
    Uranus17Aries57'52"6n28
    Neptune9Pisces23'38"8s45
    Pluto15Capricorn28'44"r20s30
    TrueNode9Libra45'40"r3s52
    Chiron20Pisces23'42"0n19
    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
3-May-2015, 15:21 UT/GMT
Sun12Taurus52'46"15n42
Moon6Scorpio58'13"11s35
Mercury3Gemini24'40"23n21
Venus25Gemini12'18"25n48
Mars23Taurus58'51"18n59
Jupiter13Leo32'18"17n38
Saturn3Sagittarius2'21"r18s37
Uranus17Aries57'52"6n28
Neptune9Pisces23'38"8s45
Pluto15Capricorn28'44"r20s30
TrueNode9Libra45'40"r3s52
Chiron20Pisces23'42"0n19
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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