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    Current Planets
    27-Nov-2014, 20:13 UT/GMT
    Sun5Sagittarius30'13"21s13
    Moon14Aquarius43'25"12s01
    Mercury29Scorpio35'28"19s59
    Venus13Sagittarius52' 7"22s40
    Mars24Capricorn28'31"22s36
    Jupiter22Leo25'51"14n43
    Saturn27Scorpio3'18"17s38
    Uranus12Aries48'51"r4n26
    Neptune4Pisces50'15"10s26
    Pluto12Capricorn2'32"20s40
    TrueNode18Libra7'20"r7s06
    Chiron13Pisces6'13"2s12
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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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