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    Current Planets
    30-Jan-2015, 07:07 UT/GMT
    Sun10Aquarius3'34"17s43
    Moon17Gemini23'51"18n15
    Mercury10Aquarius41' 4"r14s15
    Venus3Pisces19'35"11s43
    Mars13Pisces57'34"7s05
    Jupiter18Leo37' 9"r16n09
    Saturn3Sagittarius23'18"18s53
    Uranus13Aries13'26"4n38
    Neptune6Pisces16'16"9s53
    Pluto14Capricorn9'46"20s34
    TrueNode12Libra17'57"r4s52
    Chiron15Pisces5' 6"1s43
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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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