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    26-Jun-2017, 07:56 UT/GMT
    Sun454'45"23n21
    Moon558'57"17n08
    Mercury1040'15"24n37
    Venus2035'51"15n17
    Mars1417' 0"23n40
    Jupiter1337'48"4s09
    Saturn2342'33"r21s57
    Uranus2757' 4"10n13
    Neptune1414'19"r7s02
    Pluto1827'51"r21s23
    TrueNode2516'43"r13n06
    Chiron2851'15"3n07
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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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