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    Current Planets
    31-May-2016, 15:01 UT/GMT
    Sun10Gemini34'37"22n02
    Moon8Aries15' 9"1n40
    Mercury17Taurus22'41"13n24
    Venus8Gemini52'25"21n31
    Mars28Scorpio36'28"r21s25
    Jupiter13Virgo58'53"7n29
    Saturn13Sagittarius18'47"r20s36
    Uranus23Aries9'28"8n27
    Neptune11Pisces59'31"7s50
    Pluto17Capricorn3'12"r20s56
    TrueNode18Virgo2'15"r4n44
    Chiron24Pisces55'57"1n51
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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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