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    Current Planets
    21-Nov-2014, 19:00 UT/GMT
    Sun29Scorpio23' 2"20s01
    Moon20Scorpio20' 8"15s13
    Mercury20Scorpio0' 3"17s00
    Venus6Sagittarius16'22"21s19
    Mars19Capricorn49'47"23s23
    Jupiter22Leo9'32"14n47
    Saturn26Scorpio20' 9"17s28
    Uranus12Aries56'48"r4n29
    Neptune4Pisces48'27"10s26
    Pluto11Capricorn52'13"20s40
    TrueNode18Libra44'48"r7s21
    Chiron13Pisces5'56"r2s10
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Personal Daily Horoscope of Friday, 21 November 2014
for Dane Rudhyar [Adb], born 23 March 1895
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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):

Mars sextile Uranus, exact at 12:43 (L)
Other transits occurring today, only for subscribers 

Mercury conjunction Uranus, exact at 13:54 (L)
Venus sextile Chiron, exact at 19:02 (L)
Moon conjunction Uranus, exact at 18:40 (L)
Important long-term influences, only for subscribers 

"Out of proportion" (Pluto square MC) (L)
"Unorthodox studies" (Uranus sextile Neptune) (L)
"Hidden abilities" (Neptune conjunction Mercury) (L)
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