What is Moon in Astrology Indian astrology is also born of Vedas. Being born from the Vedas, it is also called Vedic astrology. Vedic scripture is a type of science which studies the sun, moon, nine planets and constellations located in the sky and what will be the effect on the life of humans living on earth. Tells. When calculating Vedic astrology, zodiac, navagraha, birth sign are made the basis.