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    28-Aug-2015, 02:38 UT/GMT
    Sun4Virgo30' 3"9n52
    Moon11Aquarius16' 2"13s32
    Mercury0Libra33'38"1s24
    Venus16Leo5'54"r8n23
    Mars12Leo18'12"18n11
    Jupiter3Virgo36'37"11n00
    Saturn28Scorpio49'13"18s04
    Uranus20Aries5' 9"r7n14
    Neptune8Pisces30'59"r9s08
    Pluto13Capricorn10' 1"r20s55
    TrueNode1Libra11'13"r0n28
    Chiron19Pisces54'21"r0n23
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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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