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    Current Planets
    24-May-2016, 18:05 UT/GMT
    Sun3Gemini59' 0"20n56
    Moon6Capricorn30'50"18s30
    Mercury14Taurus31'12"12n53
    Venus0Gemini25'38"19n44
    Mars0Sagittarius59'25"r21s36
    Jupiter13Virgo36'16"7n39
    Saturn13Sagittarius49' 1"r20s39
    Uranus22Aries51' 6"8n20
    Neptune11Pisces55'45"7s51
    Pluto17Capricorn10'24"r20s55
    TrueNode18Virgo24'29"r4n35
    Chiron24Pisces45'10"1n45
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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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