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    25-Dec-2014, 22:54 UT/GMT
    Sun4Capricorn4'10"23s22
    Moon26Aquarius50'53"9s00
    Mercury13Capricorn59'56"24s51
    Venus19Capricorn8'36"23s16
    Mars16Aquarius19'10"17s05
    Jupiter22Leo8'57"r14n55
    Saturn0Sagittarius14'28"18s19
    Uranus12Aries34'36"4n21
    Neptune5Pisces14'38"10s16
    Pluto12Capricorn57'17"20s38
    TrueNode15Libra37'45"r6s09
    Chiron13Pisces34'47"2s09
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Frequently asked questions

Understanding Astrology > Houses

  1. Which house system is the best to use?

    House systems are a matter of the personal taste of the Astrologer. We cannot give advice on this choice. There is no right or wrong. It's more a matter of experience with different systems.

  2. What is the meaning of empty houses?

    The fact that there are no planets in a house just means that the area of life this house stands for is not as eminently important in your life as the ones which have planets in. This doesn't mean that they are non-existent, but they don't play such an important role. You may find out more about your approach to these areas by interpreting the sign at the cusp of these empty houses.
    For more information, please read our short introduction to astrological house systems and houses.

  3. Which charts have intercepted signs?

    Whether or not there are intercepted signs in a chart depends on various factors:
    a) the latitude of the birth place: the closer to the poles, the more likely it becomes that there are extremely large houses with intercepted signs.
    b) choice of the house system: almost all house systems calculate houses in relation to the latitude, and have therefore different house sizes, except the equal house system which makes all houses 30 degrees. This makes intercepted signs impossible.
    Whether or not, or how one interprets intercepted signs is a matter of taste and of the choice of the individual astrologer.


 

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