Crater in Chinese astronomy

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According to traditional Chinese uranography, the modern constellation Crater is located within the southern quadrant of the sky, which is symbolized as the Vermilion Bird of the South (南方朱雀, Nán Fāng Zhū Què).

The name of the western constellation in modern Chinese is 巨爵座 (jù jué zuò), meaning "the huge wine holder constellation".


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

Four Symbols Mansion (Chinese name) Romanization Translation Asterisms (Chinese name) Romanization Translation Western star name Chinese star name Romanization Translation
Vermilion Bird of the South (南方朱雀) Wings Wings
α Crt[1]
翼宿一 Yìsùyī 1st star
翼宿距星 Yìsùjùxīng Separated star
翼宿中央西第二星 Yìsùzhōngyāngxīdìèrxīng 2nd center western star
γ Crt[1] 翼宿二 Yìsùèr 2nd star
ζ Crt[1] 翼宿三 Yìsùsān 3rd star
λ Crt[1] 翼宿四 Yìsùsì 4th star
η Crt[1] 翼宿六 Yìsùliù 6th star
δ Crt[1] 翼宿七 Yìsùqī 7th star
ι Crt[1] 翼宿八 Yìsùbā 8th star
κ Crt[1] 翼宿九 Yìsùjiǔ 9th star
ε Crt[1] 翼宿十 Yìsùshí 10th star
HD 95808[2] 翼宿十一 Yìsùshíyī 11th star
θ Crt[1] 翼宿十三 Yìsùshísān 13th star
HD 102574[2] 翼宿十四 Yìsùshísì 14th star
HD 100219[2] 翼宿十五 Yìsùshíwǔ 15th star
β Crt[1] 翼宿十六 Yìsùshíliù 16th star
HD 99922[2] 翼宿十七 Yìsùshíqī 17th star

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