Net (Chinese constellation)

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The Net mansion (simplified Chinese: 毕宿; traditional Chinese: 畢宿; pinyin: Bì Xiù) is one of the Twenty-eight mansions of the Chinese constellations. It is one of the western mansions of the White Tiger.


English name Chinese name European constellation Number of stars
Net Taurus 8
Whisper 附耳 Taurus 1
Celestial Street 天街 Taurus 2
Celestial Tally 天節 Taurus 8
Feudal Kings 諸王 Taurus 6
Celestial High Terrace 天高 Taurus 4
Interpreters of Nine Dialects 九州殊口 Eridanus 6
Five Chariots 五車 Auriga/Taurus 5
Pillars Auriga 9
Celestial Pier 天潢 Auriga 5
Pool of Harmony 咸池 Auriga 3
Celestial Gate 天關 Taurus 1
Banner of Three Stars 參旗 Orion 9
Imperial Military Flag 九斿 Taurus/Eridanus/Lepus 9
Celestial Orchard 天園 Eridanus/Phoenix 13