Astronomy:Octans in Chinese astronomy

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The map of Chinese constellation in constellation Octans area consists of:

Four Symbols Mansion (Chinese name) Romanization Translation Asterisms (Chinese name) Romanization Translation Western star name Chinese star name Romanization Translation
- 近南極星區 (non-mansions) Jìnnánjíxīngōu (non-mansions) The Southern Asterisms (non-mansions) 蛇尾 Shéwěi Snake's Tail
γ1 Oct[1] 蛇尾一 Shéwěiyī 1st star
β Oct[1] 蛇尾二 Shéwěièr 2nd star
α Oct[1] 蛇尾三 Shéwěisān 3rd star
異雀 Yìquè Exotic Bird δ Oct[2] 異雀五 Yìquèwǔ 5th star

See also[edit]

  • Chinese astronomy
  • Traditional Chinese star names
  • Chinese constellations

References[edit]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octans in Chinese astronomy was the original source. Read more.