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    Current Planets
    4-May-2016, 17:45 UT/GMT
    Sun14Taurus40'45"16n14
    Moon15Aries15'46"4n02
    Mercury22Taurus7'24"r19n31
    Venus5Taurus48'25"12n22
    Mars7Sagittarius2'34"r21s45
    Jupiter13Virgo17'25"r7n50
    Saturn15Sagittarius8'45"r20s49
    Uranus21Aries50'40"7n58
    Neptune11Pisces36'27"7s58
    Pluto17Capricorn25' 9"r20s52
    TrueNode20Virgo28'38"r3n46
    Chiron24Pisces1'42"1n26
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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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