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    29-Aug-2015, 03:45 UT/GMT
    Sun5Virgo30'40"9n29
    Moon26Aquarius48'42"9s47
    Mercury1Libra49'43"2s04
    Venus15Leo44' 8"r8n33
    Mars12Leo58'17"18n00
    Jupiter3Virgo50'16"10n55
    Saturn28Scorpio51'51"18s05
    Uranus20Aries3'35"r7n13
    Neptune8Pisces29'16"r9s08
    Pluto13Capricorn9'13"r20s55
    TrueNode1Libra7'52"r0n27
    Chiron19Pisces51'33"r0n22
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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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