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  • mahtezcatpoc
    ... What is Tsi-Choui? Mark A. Holmes
    Message 1 of 3 , Dec 6, 2009
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      > --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "Diana K Rosenberg" <fixed.stars@> wrote:
      > >
      > > DKR sent
      > > > Note that this starset has the highest score of fires. Ancient Chinese
      > >
      > > > called Psi Cancri "The Fire Officer" and Mu Cancri "Piled-up Kindling"


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      > > ==================
      > > This is what I have in the China file - it's from Staal's Stars of Jade
      > > (which, I've been told, is now impossible to get)
      > >
      > >
      > > Mu Cancri (29CA12) was Tsi-Sin, the Piled-Up Kindling on which the festival
      > > food would be cooked. This star's clarity was essential for the success of
      > > the summer celebration. If this star appeared to be close to Tsi-Choui, the
      > > Accumulated Waters, the year would be a happy and prosperous one; if it
      > > appeared to be far away from Tsi-Choui, it was an ill omen that the harvest
      > > would be bad.


      What is Tsi-Choui?


      Mark A. Holmes
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