I grew up studying the night sky through my little telescope, so this astronomy comparison between the ancient Greeks and Chinese is highly entertaining and intriguing. Both cultures probably wondered if and how others were interpreting these celestial bodies, not knowing that parallel civilizations were documenting the same scenes from opposite ends of the planet.
The night sky according to the Greeks, from about 1850 years ago:
The same night sky according to the Chinese, from about 2100 years ago:
Love the names for the Milky Way belt: "Spilled breastmilk" (Greek) vs. "The Silver River" (Chinese)…