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    Current Planets
    1-Sep-2015, 10:12 UT/GMT
    Sun8Virgo40'12"8n19
    Moon16Aries0' 4"5n02
    Mercury5Libra33' 3"4s00
    Venus14Leo52'29"r9n06
    Mars15Leo3'15"17n24
    Jupiter4Virgo32'54"10n40
    Saturn29Scorpio0'41"18s07
    Uranus19Aries58'25"r7n11
    Neptune8Pisces23'52"r9s11
    Pluto13Capricorn6'50"r20s56
    TrueNode1Libra5'15"0n26
    Chiron19Pisces42'44"r0n19
    Explanations of the symbols
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Frequently asked questions

Daily Horoscope > Duration

  1. Why do the transits only show up in the list when they have been active for some time before?

    The transits in the Daily Horoscope are only shown when they are exact - or near exact. The activity period may begin much earlier, if, for example, the transiting planet went into orb but did not quite reach exactness, then went retrograde and left the orb. This can be months before the transit actually becomes exact. But in the Daily Horoscope it is still counted as activity period.

    1-degree orbs are used.

    If you order the "Personal Horoscope Calendar" or "Transits of the Year", you can see all the information for a whole year in one complete overview. Or, for a similar purpose, subscribe to the "Extended Daily Horoscope".
    Alternatively, use the printable "Transit Calendar" in the Extended Chart Selection -> Astrodienst special. It contains all important transits over a three year period. If you use it with a book like Robert Hand's "Planets in Transit", you can get all the information you want.

  2. Why do my Mercury / Venus transits last for several weeks, or even months when they usually only last for a few days?

    If Mercury or Venus become retrograde during a certain period of time, they come back over the transits they have made before (when in direct motion). The total time shown in the Daily Horoscope is from the point when a transit is in orb for the first time, until it has been repeated (twice) due to the retrograde loop and goes out of orb.

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