Coma Berenices in Chinese astronomy

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The modern constellation Coma Berenices lies across one of the quadrants symbolized by the The Azure Dragon of the East (東方青龍, Dōng Fāng Qīng Lóng), and Three Enclosures (三垣, Sān Yuán), that divide the sky in traditional Chinese uranography.

The name of the western constellation in modern Chinese is 后髮座 (hòu fà zuò), meaning "behind of queen constellation".

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The map of Chinese constellation in constellation Coma Berenices area consists of :

Enclosures Enclosure (Chinese name) Romanization Translation Asterisms (Chinese name) Romanization Translation Western star name Chinese star name Romanization Translation
Three Enclosures (三垣) 太微垣 Tài Wēi Yuán Supreme Palace enclosure 太微左垣 Tàiwēizuǒyuán Left Wall
α Com[1]
太微左垣五 Tàiwēizuǒyuánwǔ 5th star
東上將 Dōngshǎngjiāng The First Eastern General
太左五 Tàizuǒwǔ 5th excellency in the left
九卿[2] Jiǔqīng Nine Senior Officers
29 Com 九卿侯一 Jiǔqīngzēngyī 1st additional star
29 Com 九卿侯三 Jiǔqīngzēngsān 3rd additional star
五諸侯 Wǔzhūhóu Five Lords
39 Com 五諸侯一 Wǔzhūhóuyī 1st star
36 Com 五諸侯二 Wǔzhūhóuèr 2nd star
27 Com 五諸侯三 Wǔzhūhóusān 3rd star
6 Com 五諸侯五 Wǔzhūhóuwǔ 5th star
40 Com 五諸侯增一 Wǔzhūhóuzēngyī 1st additional star
35 Com 五諸侯侯二 Wǔzhūhóuzēngèr 2nd additional star
38 Com 五諸侯侯三 Wǔzhūhóuzēngsān 3rd additional star
25 Com 五諸侯侯四 Wǔzhūhóuzēngsì 4th additional star
24 Com 五諸侯侯五 Wǔzhūhóuzēngwǔ 5th additional star
11 Com 五諸侯侯六 Wǔzhūhóuzēngliù 6th additional star
3 Com 五諸侯侯七 Wǔzhūhóuzēngqī 7th additional star
幸臣 Xìngchén Officer of Honour HD 104207[3] 幸臣 Xìngchén (One star of)
郎將 Lángjiāng Captain of the Bodyguards
31 Com 郎將 Lángjiāng (One star of)
30 Com 郎將增一 Lángjiāngzēngyī 1st additional star
HD 112001 郎將增二 Lángjiāngzēngèr 2nd additional star
郎位 Lángwèi Officers of the Imperial Guard
γ Com[4] 郎位一 Lángwèiyī 1st star
14 Com 郎位三 Lángwèisān 3rd star
16 Com 郎位四 Lángwèisì 4th star
17 Com 郎位五 Lángwèiwǔ 5th star
13 Com 郎位六 Lángwèiliù 6th star
12 Com 郎位七 Lángwèiqī 7th star
21 Com 郎位八 Lángwèibā 8th star
18 Com 郎位九 Lángwèijiǔ 9th star
7 Com 郎位十 Lángwèishí 10th star
23 Com 郎位十一 Lángwèishíyī 11th star
26 Com 郎位十二 Lángwèishíèr 12th star
20 Com 郎位十三 Lángwèishísān 13th star
5 Com 郎位十四 Lángwèishísì 14th star
2 Com 郎位十五 Lángwèishíwǔ 15th star
10 Com 郎位增一 Lángwèizēngyī 1st additional star
9 Com 郎位增二 Lángwèizēngèr 2nd additional star
4 Com 郎位增三 Lángwèizēngsān 3rd additional star
The Azure Dragon of the East (東方青龍) Jiǎo Horn 周鼎 Zhōudǐng Tripod of the Zhou
β Com[5] 周鼎一 Zhōudǐngyī 1st star
37 Com 周鼎二 Zhōudǐngèr 2nd star
41 Com 周鼎三 Zhōudǐngsān 3rd star

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