Net (Chinese constellation)

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.

Bì Xiù map

AsterismsEdit

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