The North Node of the moon is known as Rahu. In Astrology it is not a planet but due to its major impact on human life it is considered as a Planet. Rahu is a shadow entity. In Vedic astrology Rahu represents materialism, mischief, dissatisfaction, fear, obsession and confusion. Time under Rahu influence is call Rahu Kaal. It has no physical shape & is imaginary. Rahu has orbital cycle of 18 Years. It is considered enemy of Sun and Moon.