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    Current Planets
    23-Dec-2014, 03:28 UT/GMT
    Sun1Capricorn12'23"23s26
    Moon15Capricorn43'16"17s31
    Mercury9Capricorn30'29"25s10
    Venus15Capricorn37'10"23s39
    Mars14Aquarius7'21"17s45
    Jupiter22Leo17'33"r14n51
    Saturn29Scorpio56'29"18s15
    Uranus12Aries34'13"4n21
    Neptune5Pisces11' 4"10s18
    Pluto12Capricorn51'29"20s39
    TrueNode16Libra3'47"r6s19
    Chiron13Pisces29'59"2s10
    Explanations of the symbols
    Chart of the moment
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The Planets

A Brief Introduction to Astrology

 

Sun

The Sun tells us of the actual core of a person, the inner self, of that which is of central concern. It also shows us the general vitality and the ability to assert oneself, it describes a general tone of being which colors everything else. 
Sign equivalent: Leo
Diameter: 1'390'000 km.
The Earth's orbit from Sun: 149'600'000km
Periode Earth - Sun: 365.25 Days


Moon

The Moon represents our feelings and emotions, the receptivity, imagination and basic feeling tone of a person. It also has an effect on the sense of rhythm, time and timing, it influences our adaptability to change, our mobility and versatility. 
Sign equivalent: Cancer
Orbit from Earth: 384'000km
Period: 27.32 Days


Mercury

Mercury represents reason, reasonableness (common sense), that which is rational. It stands for the spoken and written word, putting in order, weighing and evaluating, the process of learning and skills. 
Sign equivalents: Gemini and Virgo
Orbit from Sun: 57'910'000 km
Period: 88 Days


Venus

Venus gives us a sense of beauty, the enjoyment of pleasure, aesthetic awareness, love of harmony, sociability, taking pleasure in relationships and eroticism. 
Sign equivalents: Libra and Taurus
Orbit from Sun: 108'200'000 km
Period: 225 Days


Mars

Mars represents the energy and drive of a person, their courage, determination, the freedom of spontaneous impulse. It also describes the readiness for action, the way one goes about doing things as well as simple aggression. 
Sign equivalent: Aries
Orbit from Sun: 227'940'000 km
Period: 1,9 Years


Jupiter

The search for individual meaning and purpose, optimism, hope and a sense of justice are represented by Jupiter. So also faith, a basic philosophy of life, the striving for spiritual growth and expansion. 
Sign equivalent: Sagittarius
Orbit from Sun: 778'330'000 km
Period: 11,9 Years


Saturn

Saturn shows how we experience "reality", where we meet with resistance and discover our limitations. It represents the conscience and moral conviction, the laws and rules which we choose to obey. It also tells us about  our powers of endurance and the ability to concentrate, it lends qualities like earnestness, caution and reserve. 
Sign equivalent: Capricorn
Orbit from Sun: 1'429'400'000 km
Period: 29,5 Years


Uranus

Uranus stands for intuition, it transmits sudden inspiration and lightning insights. An openness for all that is new, unknown and unusual. A sort of wrong-headed contrariness is also associated with this planet. It is said to be characteristic of astrology as such. 
Sign equivalent: Aquarius
Orbit from Sun: 2'870'990'000 km
Period: 84 Years


Neptune

This planet gives us the supersensory, opens doors to mystical experience and the transcendental. On this level it is hard to discern where perception moves into deception, illusion and false appearances, and so Neptune is associated with all of these, with drugs and all kinds of pseudo-realities. 
Sign equivalent: Pisces
Orbit from Sun: 4'504'300'000 km
Period: 165 Years


Pluto

Pluto describes how we deal with power, personal and non-personal, be it through suffering the power of others or exercising it ourselves. It describes how we meet the demonic and magical, our regenerative powers and our capacity for radical change and rebirth: the cycles of dying and becoming. 
Sign equivalent: Scorpio
Orbit from Sun: 5'913'520'000 km
Period: 248 Years

Current Planets
23-Dec-2014, 03:28 UT/GMT
Sun1Capricorn12'23"23s26
Moon15Capricorn43'16"17s31
Mercury9Capricorn30'29"25s10
Venus15Capricorn37'10"23s39
Mars14Aquarius7'21"17s45
Jupiter22Leo17'33"r14n51
Saturn29Scorpio56'29"18s15
Uranus12Aries34'13"4n21
Neptune5Pisces11' 4"10s18
Pluto12Capricorn51'29"20s39
TrueNode16Libra3'47"r6s19
Chiron13Pisces29'59"2s10
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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