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    30-Jun-2016, 23:12 UT/GMT
    Sun933'41"23n05
    Moon2223'21"13n51
    Mercury25'57"23n57
    Venus169'14"23n20
    Mars233'52"21s04
    Jupiter174' 9"6n13
    Saturn1111'39"r20s23
    Uranus2410'17"8n48
    Neptune1157'45"r7s52
    Pluto1622'47"r21s03
    TrueNode155'51"r5n52
    Chiron2514'41"r2n03
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Personal Daily Horoscope of Thursday, 30 June 2016
for June Pointer [Adb], born 30 November 1953
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Planetary Hours and Planetary Days (Weekdays)

According to ancient lore, each day and each hour of a day is attributed to a particular planet. The purpose of this attribution is to find the right moment for a particular activity. For example, according to this lore, the right moment for love matters would be the hour ruled by Venus on a Venus day.

Planetary hours are calculated as follows: We calculate the length of time between sunrise and sunset and divide it into 12 equal sections. In the same manner, we divide the length of time between sunset and the following sunrise into 12 equal sections. The resulting 24 sections are called 'planetary hours'. Naturally, they are not ordinary 60-minute hours but can be longer or shorter. The 24 planetary hours make up a planetary day. Consequently, a planetary day lasts from sunrise on one day to sunrise on the next day.

The 24 planetary hours are attributed to the seven classical planets in astrology in the following order:

Saturn - Jupiter - Mars - Sun - Venus - Mercury - Moon - then from starting again with Saturn - Jupiter - etc.

The order corresponds to the possible maximum speed of the planets, Saturn being the slowest and Moon the fastest. Ancient astrologers assumed that the same order applied to the distances of these celestial bodies from the Earth. Moon is closest to Earth, Saturn is the planet which is farthest away.

The next day, which starts with the following sunrise, is treated in the same manner. The order of the planets continues where it has ended on the previous day. Since we began the previous day with Saturn, the first hour of the new day inevitably starts with the Sun.

The planet of the day is determined by the planet which rules the first hour of this day. In the above example, we have attributed the first hour after sunrise to Saturn. Accordingly, the day is Saturn's day. The next day will be, inevitably, Sun's day. The resulting planets for each day correspond exactly to the days of the week. Some modern languages still reflect this fact very well:

English German Italian Spanish
Saturn's daySATURday
Sun's daySUNday SONNtag
Moon's dayMONday MONtag LUNEdì LUNES
Mars' dayTuesday MARTEdì MARTES
Mercury's dayWednesday MERCOLEdì MIERCOLES
Jupiter's dayThursday GIOVEdì JUEVES
Venus' dayFriday VENERdì VIERNES

This also explains the origins of the days of the week.

Transit selected for today (by the computer):
Moon sextile Uranus, exact at 16:39 (L)
Other transits occurring today
Mercury square Moon, exact at 18:59 (L)
Mercury sextile MC, exact at 22:30 (L)
Moon opposition Mercury, exact at 08:50 (L)
Moon trine Chiron, exact at 09:27 (L)
Moon opposition Ascendant, exact at 15:49 (L)
Moon in 7th house, from 15:49  (L)
Moon opposition Venus, exact at 18:10 (L)
Moon square Pluto, exact at 20:32 (L)
Important long-term influences     (overview)
"Personal growth" (Mars trine Uranus) (L)
"Creative energies" (Mars conjunction Venus) (L)
"Phony issues" (Mars conjunction Ascendant) (L)
"A dominant personality" (Mars in 1st house) (L)
"Good eye measure" (Jupiter sextile Mercury) (L)
"Looking inward" (Mercury in 8th house) (L)
"Attracting money" (Venus in 8th house) (L)
"In the background" (Sun in 8th house) (L)
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