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    Current Planets
    27-Jan-2015, 17:49 UT/GMT
    Sun7Aquarius27'53"18s24
    Moon14Taurus11'59"13n32
    Mercury13Aquarius39'47"r13s52
    Venus0Pisces8'48"12s53
    Mars11Pisces58' 7"7s52
    Jupiter18Leo56'57"r16n02
    Saturn3Sagittarius12'32"18s51
    Uranus13Aries8'38"4n36
    Neptune6Pisces10'59"9s55
    Pluto14Capricorn4'49"20s35
    TrueNode12Libra27'22"r4s55
    Chiron14Pisces57' 1"1s45
    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
27-Jan-2015, 17:49 UT/GMT
Sun7Aquarius27'53"18s24
Moon14Taurus11'59"13n32
Mercury13Aquarius39'47"r13s52
Venus0Pisces8'48"12s53
Mars11Pisces58' 7"7s52
Jupiter18Leo56'57"r16n02
Saturn3Sagittarius12'32"18s51
Uranus13Aries8'38"4n36
Neptune6Pisces10'59"9s55
Pluto14Capricorn4'49"20s35
TrueNode12Libra27'22"r4s55
Chiron14Pisces57' 1"1s45
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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