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Chinese Constellations - 宿 - Chinese Astronomy - 中国天文学 constellation asian


Traditional Chinese astronomy has a system of dividing the celestial sphere into asterisms or constellations, known as "officials" (Chinese 星官 xīng guān).

The Star mansion (星宿, pinyin: Xīng Xiù) is one of the Twenty-eight mansions of the Chinese constellations. It is one of the southern mansions of the Vermilion.

Constellations serve as a mnemonic to aid our memory. The organization of the stars is random to the untutored eye. By finding a relationship among groups of.