Astrology is the belief that there exists a meaningful relationship between the positions of celestial bodies and human experience, and that we can systematically determine this relationship. Astrology deals with protective geometry, meaning distances to celestial bodies are inconsequential. Astrology is solar system play with planets.
Astronomy is the scientific study of the universe. Astrology is “astromancy” or divination by the stars. An astronomer studies the stars using the scientific method. An astrologer casts horoscopes to predict earthly events, like the fates of nations and individuals.
There is also serious astrology, which is the casting and interpretation of horoscopes of
individuals. Natal astrology deals with the horoscope calculated at the moment of birth.
Only five of the planets are visible to the naked eye: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. Uranus, Neptune and Pluto were discovered after the invention of the telescope. Astrologers use the term of planets, the sun and moon as well.