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    Current Planets
    3-May-2015, 20:19 UT/GMT
    Sun13Taurus4'48"15n46
    Moon9Scorpio32'24"12s12
    Mercury3Gemini39'59"23n24
    Venus25Gemini26'11"25n49
    Mars24Taurus7'43"19n01
    Jupiter13Leo33'13"17n38
    Saturn3Sagittarius1'31"r18s37
    Uranus17Aries58'32"6n29
    Neptune9Pisces23'53"8s45
    Pluto15Capricorn28'38"r20s30
    TrueNode9Libra44'55"r3s52
    Chiron20Pisces24'13"0n19
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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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