Is ascendant the same as North Node?
Why is your Ascendant sign important?
If you give a precise date of birth including the year but you change the time a bit or the place a bit so we have no way of knowing it—or if you don’t use the same house system (Western astrology), you can get a different rising sign. The chart wheel moves 1° every 4 minutes.
It’s easy to check whether your ascendant is strong or not. First of all, See your Lagna/ascendant sign, degree of rising, and lord of your ascendant/first house. Check- is there any planet sitting in your 1st house or 7th house? Check- is there any planet aspecting your 1st house.
The term ascendant sign or rising sign or Lagna refers the same. Technically speaking the ascendant sign is the eastern point of sign viewed from any point in earth, since Sun rises in the east when viewed from earth the ascendant sign is also referred as rising sign.
What is a node astrology?
The Ascendant represents the point on the ecliptic that rises above the horizon. Somewhat simplified, the North Node represents the point on the ecliptic where the Moon rises above the ecliptic.