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    Current Planets
    29-Dec-2014, 05:23 UT/GMT
    Sun7Capricorn24' 7"23s14
    Moon13Aries12'10"5n24
    Mercury19Capricorn13'54"24s13
    Venus23Capricorn14'36"22s43
    Mars18Aquarius52'41"16s16
    Jupiter21Leo57' 5"r14n59
    Saturn0Sagittarius34'58"18s23
    Uranus12Aries35'33"4n22
    Neptune5Pisces19' 4"10s15
    Pluto13Capricorn4' 6"20s38
    TrueNode15Libra31'33"6s07
    Chiron13Pisces40'51"2s08
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  • Planetary Hours for Monday, day of the Moon
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):

Mars in 8th house,  (L)
Other transits occurring today, only for subscribers 

Moon sextile Mercury, exact at 08:55 (L)
Moon sextile Moon, exact at 13:22 (L)
Moon trine Chiron, exact at 00:32 (L)
Moon sextile Jupiter, exact at 02:29 (L)
Important long-term influences, only for subscribers 

"Something is wrong" (Jupiter square Saturn) (L)
"Mental work" (Mercury in 6th house) (L)
"Tacit agreements" (Venus in 6th house) (L)
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