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    Current Planets
    20-May-2018, 16:31 UT/GMT
    Sun2936'36"20n04
    Moon1020'49"17n49
    Mercury1153'50"13n31
    Venus121'45"25n02
    Mars141'42"21s57
    Jupiter1653'27"r15s41
    Saturn819'11"r22s18
    Uranus015'55"11n04
    Neptune1615'35"6s17
    Pluto216' 3"r21s32
    TrueNode823'51"18n10
    Chiron133' 0"3n47
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Introduction to Astrology

A Brief Introduction to Astrology

Astrodienst horoscopes are easy to understand, even for those who have not dealt with astrology before - you needn't know any of the scientific jargon involved to be able to profit from our horoscope readings. If we are lucky, though, your interest in this fascinating subject matter has been awakened by one of our short texts. This short online introduction can help make you familiar with most of the astrological techniques and give you a basic understanding of how it's all done. If you wish to learn more about astrology, we suggest you read some of the standard textbooks mentioned in our bibliography, or contact an astrology school near you.

Introduction

Astrology sees mankind as being not only influenced by hereditary factors and the environment, but also by the state of our solar system at the moment of birth. The planets are regarded as basic life-forces, the tools we live by as well as the basis of our very substance. These planetary forces take on different forms, depending on their zodiacal position and on the way they relate to one another.

Solar-SystemThe aspects formed between the planets describe these relationships, the positions of the planets in relation to the place of birth tell us of their expression in the spheres of life depicted by the astrological houses.

By interpreting the roles of these players (the planets) and their qualities (the elements, signs and houses) and creating a synthesis, astrology is able to present a complete and comprehensive picture of the person and his potential, based on the natal horoscope.

 

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Current Planets
20-May-2018, 16:31 UT/GMT
Sun2936'36"20n04
Moon1020'49"17n49
Mercury1153'50"13n31
Venus121'45"25n02
Mars141'42"21s57
Jupiter1653'27"r15s41
Saturn819'11"r22s18
Uranus015'55"11n04
Neptune1615'35"6s17
Pluto216' 3"r21s32
TrueNode823'51"18n10
Chiron133' 0"3n47
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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