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    Current Planets
    28-May-2016, 17:07 UT/GMT
    Sun7Gemini47' 2"21n36
    Moon27Aquarius46' 2"10s36
    Mercury15Taurus45'27"12n59
    Venus5Gemini17'39"20n49
    Mars29Scorpio36'16"r21s30
    Jupiter13Virgo48'20"7n34
    Saturn13Sagittarius31'41"r20s37
    Uranus23Aries1'52"8n24
    Neptune11Pisces58' 6"7s50
    Pluto17Capricorn6'22"r20s55
    TrueNode18Virgo3'30"r4n43
    Chiron24Pisces51'40"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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