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    Current Planets
    30-Jan-2015, 16:28 UT/GMT
    Sun10Aquarius27'18"17s37
    Moon22Gemini19'30"18n27
    Mercury10Aquarius11'58"r14s20
    Venus3Pisces48'40"11s32
    Mars14Pisces15'46"6s57
    Jupiter18Leo34' 6"r16n10
    Saturn3Sagittarius24'54"18s53
    Uranus13Aries14'11"4n38
    Neptune6Pisces17' 5"9s53
    Pluto14Capricorn10'31"20s34
    TrueNode12Libra15' 2"r4s50
    Chiron15Pisces6'21"1s42
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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):

Sun opposition Chiron, exact at 15:32 (L)
Other transits occurring today, only for subscribers 

Mercury opposition Chiron, exact at 12:18 (L)
Moon trine Moon, exact at 07:50 (L)
Moon in 12th house, from 19:39  (L)
Moon trine Mercury, exact at 03:01 (L)
Moon trine Sun, exact at 22:31 (L)
Important long-term influences, only for subscribers 

"Extremely useful" (Saturn trine Pluto) (L)
"Insight and skill" (Jupiter square Mars) (L)
"Positive thinking" (Mercury trine Jupiter) (L)
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