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    Current Planets
    28-Aug-2015, 13:43 UT/GMT
    Sun4Virgo56'48"9n42
    Moon18Aquarius5'21"12s00
    Mercury1Libra7'28"1s42
    Venus15Leo56' 0"r8n27
    Mars12Leo35'53"18n06
    Jupiter3Virgo42'38"10n58
    Saturn28Scorpio50'22"18s04
    Uranus20Aries4'28"r7n14
    Neptune8Pisces30'13"r9s08
    Pluto13Capricorn9'40"r20s55
    TrueNode1Libra9'37"r0n28
    Chiron19Pisces53' 7"r0n23
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Personal Daily Horoscope of Friday, 28 August 2015
for Ed Asner [Adb], born 15 November 1929
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  • Planetary Hours for Friday, day of Venus
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):

Moon opposition MC, exact at 07:02 (L)
Other transits occurring today, only for subscribers 

Moon trine Jupiter, exact at 01:40 (L)
Same lunar phase as natal (Aquarius), exact at 03:24 
Moon square Mercury, exact at 04:45 (L)
Moon in 4th house, from 07:02  (L)
Moon square Sun, exact at 16:04 (L)
Important long-term influences, only for subscribers 

"Scoop!" (Uranus square Pluto) (L)
"A sense of compassion" (Jupiter conjunction Neptune) (L)
"Learning to trust" (Chiron trine Pluto) (L)
"Under the carpet" (Venus square Mercury) (L)
"Beliefs and ideas" (Mars in 9th house) (L)
"With little effort" (Jupiter trine Moon) (L)
"Love and affection" (Venus conjunction MC) (L)
"Group relations" (Mercury in 11th house) (L)
"A pleasure trip" (Venus in 9th house) (L)
"Profession and social standing" (Sun in 10th house) (L)
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