What is a nakshatra?

'Nakshatra' is a term used in Vedic astrology for the lunar house. They are called lunar villas because the moon lives in each of the nakshatras for about a day.
Each 13 ° 20 'long lunar house is divided into four 3 ° 20' rooms called padas. According to Hindu mythology, a nakshatra is one of the 27 houses along the ecliptic.
Signs of the zodiac and changes its signs or houses every 2.3 days. The moon is the lord of all nakshatra and the sun is the lord of the relative multitude of astrological signs. The Lord of each Nakshatra oversees the planetary position and is therefore responsible for assessing a person's direction.