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    Current Planets
    26-Apr-2015, 03:50 UT/GMT
    Sun5Taurus36'48"13n23
    Moon7Leo26' 8"13n54
    Mercury22Taurus10' 9"20n08
    Venus16Gemini45'44"24n56
    Mars18Taurus37' 2"17n30
    Jupiter13Leo3'40"17n47
    Saturn3Sagittarius31'15"r18s43
    Uranus17Aries33'36"6n19
    Neptune9Pisces13'32"8s48
    Pluto15Capricorn31'33"r20s29
    TrueNode9Libra42'59"3s51
    Chiron20Pisces3'35"0n10
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Personal Daily Horoscope of Sunday, 26 April 2015
for King of Jordan Hussein [Adb], born 14 November 1935
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  • Planetary Hours for Sunday, day of the Sun
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.

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Transit selected for today (by the computer):

Sun opposition Mercury, exact at 15:00 (L)
Other transits occurring today, only for subscribers 

Moon sextile Venus, exact at 00:17 (L)
Moon sextile Ascendant, exact at 01:40 (L)
First Quarter Moon, exact at 02:55 (L)
Moon square Mercury, exact at 03:53 (L)
Moon in 11th house, from 06:25  (L)
Moon sextile Chiron, exact at 21:38 (L)
Important long-term influences, only for subscribers 

"Soul-searching" (Saturn square Saturn) (L)
"Real relationships" (Saturn sextile Venus) (L)
"Fair weather" (Chiron trine Sun) (L)
"Transformation" (Mars in 8th house) (L)
"In the background" (Sun in 8th house) (L)
"Looking inward" (Mercury in 8th house) (L)
"A pleasure trip" (Venus in 9th house) (L)
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