Wall (Chinese constellation)

The Wall mansion (Chinese: 壁宿; pinyin: Bì Xiù) is one of the Twenty-eight mansions of the Chinese constellations. It is one of the northern mansions of the Black Tortoise.

Bì Xiù map


English name Chinese name European constellation Number of stars Representing Source
Wall Pegasus/Andromeda 2 Walls, the library https://blogs.lt.vt.edu/yawl/2013/03/28/chinese-constellations-the-wall-bi-and-the-tortoise/
Thunderbolt 霹靂 Pisces 5 A thunderclap https://astrostyle.com/pisces-horoscope/
Cloud and Rain 雲雨 Pisces 4 cloud and rain https://www.theodysseyonline.com/pisces-mutable-water-sign
Celestial Stable 天廄 Andromeda 3 Stable, or the people who manage stable https://www.constellation-guide.com/constellation-list/andromeda-constellation/
Sickle 鈇鑕 Cetus 5 The sickle for harvesting https://www.constellation-guide.com/constellation-list/cetus-constellation/
Official for Earthworks and Buildings 土公 Pisces 2 Officials responsible for infrastructure and construction https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/apr/10/star-watch-beneath-plough-spirng