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    2-Jul-2015, 04:07 UT/GMT
    Sun9Cancer59'33"23n04
    Moon10Capricorn57'58"18s01
    Mercury19Gemini24' 4"20n58
    Venus22Leo11'10"14n30
    Mars5Cancer6'42"24n06
    Jupiter21Leo46'57"15n03
    Saturn29Scorpio2' 0"r17s54
    Uranus20Aries15'52"7n19
    Neptune9Pisces42'48"r8s40
    Pluto14Capricorn22'26"r20s41
    TrueNode4Libra59'26"r1s59
    Chiron21Pisces31'45"r0n55
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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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