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    Current Planets
    3-Sep-2015, 05:17 UT/GMT
    Sun10Virgo24'25"7n40
    Moon12Taurus10'14"12n11
    Mercury7Libra25'36"5s00
    Venus14Leo35' 2"r9n22
    Mars16Leo11'46"17n05
    Jupiter4Virgo56'18"10n31
    Saturn29Scorpio5'57"18s09
    Uranus19Aries55'25"r7n10
    Neptune8Pisces20'55"r9s12
    Pluto13Capricorn5'39"r20s56
    TrueNode1Libra7'29"0n27
    Chiron19Pisces37'50"r0n17
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Personal Daily Horoscope of Thursday, 3 September 2015
for King of Jordan Hussein [Adb], born 14 November 1935
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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):

Mercury in 1st house,  (L)
Other transits occurring today

Moon trine Mars, exact at 08:20 (L)
Moon trine Neptune, exact at 15:27 (L)
Moon opposition Sun, exact at 22:45 (L)
Important long-term influences     (overview)

"Warmth and generosity" (Jupiter sextile Moon) (L)
"Personal advancement" (Jupiter sextile MC) (L)
"Going for the one" (Mars in 11th house) (L)
"Good eye measure" (Jupiter sextile Mercury) (L)
"Easy company" (Venus in 11th house) (L)
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