帝星

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Chinese[edit]

emperor star; satellite; small amount
simp. and trad.
(帝星)
Literally: “emperor star”.
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帝星 (Written Standard Chinese?)
Beta Ursae Minoris (English)

Etymology[edit]

It is located in the middle of the constellation known as Purple Forbidden enclosure (紫微垣), which resembles an imperial palace. Consequently, many of the stars were named for the person or building that might have been located in a given part of the palace.

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帝星

  1. (astronomy) Beta Ursae Minoris