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Astrology, system of beliefs based on the theory that movements of celestial bodies influence human events, which can therefore be predicted. The key factor in Western astrology is the position of the stars and planets, described relative to the 12 divisions of the zodiac, at the moment of an individual's birth.

See also: Zodiac.

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