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    Current Planets
    26-May-2016, 07:34 UT/GMT
    Sun5Gemini28'58"21n13
    Moon26Capricorn18'47"16s59
    Mercury14Taurus52'14"12n51
    Venus2Gemini20'49"20n11
    Mars0Sagittarius26'31"r21s34
    Jupiter13Virgo40'43"7n37
    Saturn13Sagittarius42'13"r20s39
    Uranus22Aries55'24"8n21
    Neptune11Pisces56'45"7s51
    Pluto17Capricorn8'51"r20s55
    TrueNode18Virgo11'19"r4n40
    Chiron24Pisces47'49"1n47
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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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