Samiksha Jaiswal

Aquila in Chinese astronomy

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The modern constellation Aquila lies across one of the quadrants symbolized by the The Black Tortoise of the North (北方玄武, Běi Fāng Xuán Wǔ), and Three Enclosures (三垣, Sān Yuán) that divide the sky in traditional Chinese uranography.

The name of the western constellation in modern Chinese is 天鷹座 (tiān yīng zuò), meaning "the heaven eagle constellation".


The map of Chinese constellation in constellation Aquila area consists of :


Aquila in Chinese astronomy Wikipedia

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