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    Current Planets
    29-Jan-2015, 15:55 UT/GMT
    Sun9Aquarius24'59"17s54
    Moon9Gemini19' 6"17n38
    Mercury11Aquarius27'47"r14s08
    Venus2Pisces32'18"12s00
    Mars13Pisces27'57"7s16
    Jupiter18Leo42' 6"r16n07
    Saturn3Sagittarius20'41"18s53
    Uranus13Aries12'13"4n37
    Neptune6Pisces14'57"9s54
    Pluto14Capricorn8'33"20s34
    TrueNode12Libra21'51"r4s53
    Chiron15Pisces3' 5"1s44
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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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