Cygnus (Chinese astronomy)

Cygnus (Chinese astronomy)

In Chinese astronomy, constellation Cygnus lies in the The Black Tortoise of the North (北方玄武, Běi Fāng Xuán Wǔ)

If we look at this area, constellation Cygnus in the Chinese sky is fully concentrated in northern area.



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

Four Symbols Mansion (Chinese name) Romanization Translation Asterisms (Chinese name) Romanization Translation Western star name Chinese star name Romanization Translation
The Black Tortoise of the North (北方玄武) Niú Ox 輦道 Niǎndào Imperial Passageway
4 Cyg 輦道四 Niǎndàosì 4th star
17 Cyg 輦道五 Niǎndàowu 5th star
β Cyg 輦道增七 Niǎndàozēngqī Extended 7th star
Girl 天津 Tiānjīn Celestial Ford[1]
γ Cyg
天津一 Tiānjīnyī 1st star
天津西第二星 Tiānjīxīdìèrxīng 2nd western star
δ Cyg 天津二 Tiānjīnèr 2nd star
30 Cyg 天津三 Tiānjīnsān 3rd star
α Cyg 天津四 Tiānjīnsì 4th star
ν Cyg 天津五 Tiānjīnwu 5th star
τ Cyg 天津六 Tiānjīnliù 6th star
υ Cyg 天津七 Tiānjīnqī 7th star
ζ Cyg 天津八 Tiānjīnbā 8th star
ε Cyg
天津九 Tiānjīnjiǔ 9th
天津西第三星 Tiānjīxīdìsānxīng 3rd western star
ω² Cyg 天津增三十四 Tiānjīnzēngsānshísì Extended 34th star
ο² Cyg 天津增三十七 Tiānjīnzēngsānshíqī Extended 37th star
奚仲 Xīzhòng Xi Zhong[1]
κ Cyg 奚仲一 Xīzhòngyī 1st star
ι Cyg 奚仲二 Xīzhòngyīèr 2nd star
θ Cyg 奚仲三 Xīzhòngsān 3rd star
16 Cyg 奚仲四 Xīzhòngsì 4th star
Wēi Rooftop
Jiù Mortar[2] ρ Cyg 車府四 Chēfǔsì 4th star
59 Cyg 車府五 Chēfǔwu 5th star
ξ Cyg 車府六 Chēfǔliù 6th star
74 Cyg 車府七 Chēfǔqī 7th star
Shì Encampment 騰蛇 Téngshé Flying Serpent[3]
π2 Cyg 螣蛇三 Téngshésān 3rd star
π1 Cyg 螣蛇四 Téngshésì 4th star

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