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    Current Planets
    9-Feb-2016, 16:43 UT/GMT
    Sun20Aquarius21'44"14s42
    Moon4Pisces57'18"8s16
    Mercury24Capricorn57'26"20s53
    Venus20Capricorn45'24"21s35
    Mars19Scorpio11' 7"16s08
    Jupiter21Virgo35'59"r4n38
    Saturn14Sagittarius47' 0"20s54
    Uranus17Aries25'34"6n17
    Neptune8Pisces46'30"9s01
    Pluto16Capricorn22' 3"20s55
    TrueNode22Virgo0'25"r3n10
    Chiron19Pisces13'45"0n26
    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
9-Feb-2016, 16:43 UT/GMT
Sun20Aquarius21'44"14s42
Moon4Pisces57'18"8s16
Mercury24Capricorn57'26"20s53
Venus20Capricorn45'24"21s35
Mars19Scorpio11' 7"16s08
Jupiter21Virgo35'59"r4n38
Saturn14Sagittarius47' 0"20s54
Uranus17Aries25'34"6n17
Neptune8Pisces46'30"9s01
Pluto16Capricorn22' 3"20s55
TrueNode22Virgo0'25"r3n10
Chiron19Pisces13'45"0n26
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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