Room (Chinese constellation)

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The Room mansion (房宿, pinyin: Fáng Xiù) is one of the Twenty-eight mansions of the Chinese constellations. It is one of the eastern mansions of the Azure Dragon.


English name Chinese name European constellation Number of stars Representaing
Room Scorpius 4 Azure Dragon's belly
Lock 鉤鈐 Scorpius 4 Room accommodation or the keys of Room
Door Bolt 鍵閉 Scorpius 1 Door bolt
Punishment Scorpius/Libra 3 Atonement property
Eastern Door 東咸 Ophiuchus 4 Eastern gateway from the crafty harassment
Western Door 西咸 Scorpius/Libra 4 Western gateway from the crafty harassment
Sun Libra 1 Official time
Retinue 從官 Lupus 2 Witch doctor or military