The constellations of the nightly sky in ancient Chinese astology

3925e995b7l4e9ab9812The constellations or Xiù (宿) are grouped by the four directions, East, West, South and North. The dragon occupies the constellations of the East. The tiger is in the West and contains its constellations. The scarlet or vermilion bird is in the South and contains its constellations.The tortoise occupies the North and contains its constellations.





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