For now, you can proceed with an estimated birth time or enter 12:00 pm (noon) into the CHANI app or our online chart tool, knowing your reading will be less precise. If you do find out a more accurate birth time, you can change it at any point in your account settings of the app. Curious as to why time of birth matters so much? Click here.
- If you don't know your birth time, is there a friend or family member who might know?
- You can also inquire with the hospital where you were born, or with your state of birth's registry. Make sure to specifically request a long-form birth certificate with your time of birth on it.
- If you aren’t able to source an exact time of birth, you can go through a process called rectification with an astrologer.
For a more comprehensive resource on how time of birth impacts astrology and ways to work around an unknown birth time, click here. You can also learn more about what a birth chart is here.