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    Current Planets
    29-Aug-2015, 10:28 UT/GMT
    Sun5Virgo46'53"9n23
    Moon1Pisces0'46"8s39
    Mercury2Libra9'42"2s14
    Venus15Leo38'43"r8n36
    Mars13Leo8'59"17n57
    Jupiter3Virgo53'55"10n54
    Saturn28Scorpio52'34"18s05
    Uranus20Aries3'10"r7n13
    Neptune8Pisces28'48"r9s09
    Pluto13Capricorn9' 0"r20s55
    TrueNode1Libra7' 9"r0n27
    Chiron19Pisces50'48"r0n22
    Explanations of the symbols
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Frequently asked questions

Daily Horoscope > Legend

  1. What does "weak, transient influence" mean?

    The influence is only slight and temporary. It usually lasts a few hours or a day at the most.

  2. What is the meaning of the "ingress" and "lunar phase" information?

    The Daily Horoscope page also lists some astronomical events like the Sun's ingress into a new sign or the lunar phases. These events are not personal, and have no personal meaning for you.

  3. What do the asterisks ( *, ** or *** ) mean?

    Particularly important transits are indicated by one, two or three asterisks next to the title of the transit selected for the day. One asterisk (*) means that the transit is more important than most, two (**) indicate an important transit, three (***) show that the transit is a major astrological event.

  4. What do the letters in brackets behind the information on eclipses mean?

    t  -  "total" eclipse of the Moon / Sun
    p -  "partial" eclipse of the Moon / Sun
    u -  "penumbra" (Lunar) eclipse, i.e. the Moon enters the half-shadow cone of the Earth but not the core shadow. The "u" was chosen because of the Latin word "umbra" which means "shadow". It is hard to notice such an eclipse.
    a -  "annular" (Solar) eclipse (ring-formed): the Moon is too far away for its disk to completely cover the Solar disk. At the peak time of the eclipse, a ring of the Sun's disk is still visible.

    Most astrologers who work with eclipses do not take their visible quality into account, neither do they consider whether someone is in the path of visibility of a Solar eclipse or far away. All they are concerned with is whether an eclipse has taken place or not.

  5. What does "Moon at natal angle" mean?

    It means that on that particular day, the angle between transiting Sun and transiting Moon is exactly the same as the angle formed by your natal Sun and natal Moon. For example, if your natal Sun and Moon form a 92° waxing square, the symbol for "Moon at natal angle" will turn up in the Daily Horoscope on the day the transiting Sun and Moon form a 92° waxing square.
    This information is used in CosmoBiology, a theory that claims that this is the most fertile phase in a woman's monthly cycle. Some women use this theory for birth control. (see also FAQ -> Free Horoscopes -> Charts -> Astrodienst special)

 

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