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    Current Planets
    26-May-2016, 08:48 UT/GMT
    Sun5Gemini31'56"21n13
    Moon26Capricorn58'22"16s54
    Mercury14Taurus53' 6"12n51
    Venus2Gemini24'36"20n11
    Mars0Sagittarius25'26"r21s34
    Jupiter13Virgo40'52"7n37
    Saturn13Sagittarius41'59"r20s39
    Uranus22Aries55'33"8n22
    Neptune11Pisces56'47"7s51
    Pluto17Capricorn8'48"r20s55
    TrueNode18Virgo10'59"r4n40
    Chiron24Pisces47'55"1n47
    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
26-May-2016, 08:48 UT/GMT
Sun5Gemini31'56"21n13
Moon26Capricorn58'22"16s54
Mercury14Taurus53' 6"12n51
Venus2Gemini24'36"20n11
Mars0Sagittarius25'26"r21s34
Jupiter13Virgo40'52"7n37
Saturn13Sagittarius41'59"r20s39
Uranus22Aries55'33"8n22
Neptune11Pisces56'47"7s51
Pluto17Capricorn8'48"r20s55
TrueNode18Virgo10'59"r4n40
Chiron24Pisces47'55"1n47
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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