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    Current Planets
    28-Aug-2015, 14:49 UT/GMT
    Sun4Virgo59'27"9n41
    Moon18Aquarius46'11"11s50
    Mercury1Libra10'48"1s44
    Venus15Leo55' 2"r8n28
    Mars12Leo37'39"18n05
    Jupiter3Virgo43'14"10n57
    Saturn28Scorpio50'29"18s04
    Uranus20Aries4'24"r7n14
    Neptune8Pisces30' 9"r9s08
    Pluto13Capricorn9'37"r20s55
    TrueNode1Libra9'28"r0n28
    Chiron19Pisces52'59"r0n23
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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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