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    Current Planets
    7-Feb-2016, 06:40 UT/GMT
    Sun17Aquarius54'41"15s28
    Moon0Aquarius23'54"16s04
    Mercury22Capricorn22'12"20s56
    Venus17Capricorn46'13"21s53
    Mars18Scorpio1'59"15s49
    Jupiter21Virgo49'30"r4n32
    Saturn14Sagittarius36'38"20s53
    Uranus17Aries20'23"6n14
    Neptune8Pisces41'15"9s03
    Pluto16Capricorn17'41"20s55
    TrueNode22Virgo9'46"r3n07
    Chiron19Pisces5'48"0n29
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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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