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According to traditional Chinese uranography, the modern constellation Ursa Minor is located in Three Enclosures (三垣, Sān Yuán)

The name of the western constellation in modern Chinese is 小熊座 (xiǎo xióng zuò), meaning "the little bear constellation".

Stars

The map of Ursa Minor in the Chinese constellation:

Enclosures Enclosure (Chinese name) Romanization Translation Asterisms (Chinese name) Romanization Translation Western star name Chinese star name Romanization Translation
Three Enclosures (三垣) 紫微垣 Zǐ Wēi Yuán Purple Forbidden enclosure 北極 Běijí Northern Pole
γ UMi [1]
北極一 Běijíyī 1st star
太子 Tàizǐ The Crown Prince
β UMi [1]
北極二 Běijíèr 2nd star
The Emperor
帝座 Dìzuò The emperor seat
帝王 Dìwáng The monarch
昊天上帝 Hàotiānshàngdì God in the clear sky
皇天上帝 Huángtiānshàngdì Emperor God in the sky
皇天上帝 Huángtiānshàngdì Emperor God in the sky
上帝 Shàngdì God
天皇帝 Tiānhuangdì Celestial emperor
天帝 Tiāndì God of heaven
天皇大帝 Tiānhuángdàdì Great emperor of heaven
大帝 Dàdì Great emperor
天极 Tiānjí Celestial pole
大恒 Dàhéng The big and permanent (star)
太恒 Tàihéng The great and permanent (star)
5 UMi [2]
北極三 Běijísān 3rd star
庶子 Shùzǐ The Son of Concubine
4 UMi [2]
北極四 Běijísì 4th star
後宮 Hòugōng The Concubine
3 UMi 庶子增二 Shùzǐzēngèr 2nd additional star of The Son of Concubine
10 UMi 庶子增三 Shùzǐzēngsān 3rd additional star of The Son of Concubine
天床 Tiānchuáng Celestial Bed
HD 124730 [3] 天床一 Tiānchuángyī 1st star
HD 136064 [3] 天床二 Tiānchuángèr 2nd star
RR UMi [3] 天床五 Tiānchuángwǔ 5th star
6 UMi [3] 天床六 Tiānchuángliù 6th star
9 UMi 天床增一 Tiānchuángzēngyī 1st additional star
11 UMi 天床增二 Tiānchuángzēngèr 2nd additional star
勾陳 Gòuchén Curved Array
α UMi [1]
勾陳一 Gòuchényī 1st star
勾陳大星 Gòuchéndàxīng Big star
δ UMi [1] 勾陳二 Gòuchénèr 2nd star
ε UMi [1] 勾陳三 Gòuchénsān 3rd star
ζ UMi [1] 勾陳四 Gòuchénsì 4th star
λ UMi [4] 勾陳增五 Gòuchénzēngwǔ 5th additional star
24 UMi 勾陳增六 Gòuchénzēngliù 6th additional star
θ UMi [4] 勾陳增七 Gòuchénzēngqī 7th additional star
19 UMi 勾陳增八 Gòuchénzēngbā 8th additional star
η UMi [4] 勾陳增九 Gòuchénzēngjiǔ 9th additional star
20 UMi 勾陳增十 Gòuchénzēngshí 10th additional star

See also

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