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    Current Planets
    26-May-2016, 15:08 UT/GMT
    Sun5Gemini47' 8"21n16
    Moon0Aquarius22' 9"16s25
    Mercury14Taurus57'47"12n51
    Venus2Gemini44' 4"20n16
    Mars0Sagittarius19'53"r21s33
    Jupiter13Virgo41'39"7n37
    Saturn13Sagittarius40'50"r20s38
    Uranus22Aries56'16"8n22
    Neptune11Pisces56'56"7s51
    Pluto17Capricorn8'32"r20s55
    TrueNode18Virgo9'27"r4n41
    Chiron24Pisces48'21"1n47
    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
26-May-2016, 15:08 UT/GMT
Sun5Gemini47' 8"21n16
Moon0Aquarius22' 9"16s25
Mercury14Taurus57'47"12n51
Venus2Gemini44' 4"20n16
Mars0Sagittarius19'53"r21s33
Jupiter13Virgo41'39"7n37
Saturn13Sagittarius40'50"r20s38
Uranus22Aries56'16"8n22
Neptune11Pisces56'56"7s51
Pluto17Capricorn8'32"r20s55
TrueNode18Virgo9'27"r4n41
Chiron24Pisces48'21"1n47
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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