Stomach (Chinese constellation)

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Wèi Xiù map

The Stomach mansion (胃宿, pinyin: Wèi 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 Representing
Stomach Aries 3 Stomach, fingers and granary
Celestial Foodstuff 天廩 Taurus 4 The barn
Circular Celestial Granary 天囷 Cetus 13 The round barn
Mausoleum 大陵 Perseus 8 The mausoleum
Celestial Boat 天船 Perseus 9 General big warships, or the ship has sailed galaxy
Heap of Corpses 積屍 Perseus/Camelopardalis 1 The body within the tomb
Stored Water 積水 Perseus 1 The stored-water ship