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    Current Planets
    28-May-2016, 02:57 UT/GMT
    Sun7Gemini13' 4"21n31
    Moon19Aquarius53'10"12s35
    Mercury15Taurus30' 2"12n56
    Venus4Gemini34' 7"20n40
    Mars29Scorpio48'35"r21s31
    Jupiter13Virgo46'22"7n35
    Saturn13Sagittarius34'17"r20s38
    Uranus23Aries0'17"8n23
    Neptune11Pisces57'47"7s50
    Pluto17Capricorn7' 0"r20s55
    TrueNode18Virgo4'14"r4n43
    Chiron24Pisces50'45"1n48
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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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