Can your North Node be retrograde? Because of the way in which the nodes shift in the sky, they’re always moving retrograde (or in an apparent backspin) from our vantage point—so, yes, the north node will show up as retrograde in your chart, too, similar to retrograde planets.
What does it mean if a node is in retrograde? “Retrograde essentially means the planet’s energy is somewhat blocked externally, so those life areas that come within that planet’s domain are not as easily expressed.
How long is North Node in retrograde? The nodes move retrograde, or backwards, through the signs, completing a revolution over about 18.5 years. They spend about a year and a half in directly opposing signs.
What happens when you activate your North Node? The north node: Your destiny and karmic path.
North node activities require you to stretch out of your comfort zone. Once you do, you’ll be amazed by how fulfilled you feel. It’s like the activation of your life’s mission. The sooner you align yourself with this path, the more purpose-driven your life will become.