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    Current Planets
    31-Mar-2015, 17:25 UT/GMT
    Sun10Aries40'37"4n14
    Moon29Leo36'48"8n23
    Mercury1Aries13'38"1s17
    Venus17Taurus7'50"17n48
    Mars0Taurus1'49"11n22
    Jupiter12Leo41'27"r17n55
    Saturn4Sagittarius41' 9"r18s58
    Uranus16Aries7'13"5n46
    Neptune8Pisces29' 8"9s04
    Pluto15Capricorn28'37"20s28
    TrueNode10Libra0'13"3s58
    Chiron18Pisces42' 8"0n24
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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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