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    Current Planets
    4-Sep-2015, 17:00 UT/GMT
    Sun11Virgo50'54"7n07
    Moon2Gemini58'46"16n11
    Mercury8Libra52'49"5s47
    Venus14Leo26'31"r9n35
    Mars17Leo8'31"16n48
    Jupiter5Virgo15'40"10n24
    Saturn29Scorpio10'31"18s10
    Uranus19Aries52'51"r7n09
    Neptune8Pisces18'28"r9s13
    Pluto13Capricorn4'44"r20s57
    TrueNode1Libra8'58"0n27
    Chiron19Pisces33'45"r0n15
    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
4-Sep-2015, 17:00 UT/GMT
Sun11Virgo50'54"7n07
Moon2Gemini58'46"16n11
Mercury8Libra52'49"5s47
Venus14Leo26'31"r9n35
Mars17Leo8'31"16n48
Jupiter5Virgo15'40"10n24
Saturn29Scorpio10'31"18s10
Uranus19Aries52'51"r7n09
Neptune8Pisces18'28"r9s13
Pluto13Capricorn4'44"r20s57
TrueNode1Libra8'58"0n27
Chiron19Pisces33'45"r0n15
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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