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    Current Planets
    3-Sep-2015, 03:00 UT/GMT
    Sun10Virgo18'53"7n42
    Moon10Taurus48'42"11n52
    Mercury7Libra19'50"4s57
    Venus14Leo35'46"r9n21
    Mars16Leo8' 9"17n06
    Jupiter4Virgo55' 3"10n32
    Saturn29Scorpio5'39"18s09
    Uranus19Aries55'35"r7n10
    Neptune8Pisces21' 4"r9s12
    Pluto13Capricorn5'43"r20s56
    TrueNode1Libra7'21"0n27
    Chiron19Pisces38' 6"r0n17
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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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