star diagram

star diagram

[′stär ‚dī·ə‚gram]
(mathematics)
A graphical way of representing a partition of a positive integer using asterisks that are arranged in rows corresponding to the parts.
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Scorpius--astrophotographs of the constellation of Scorpius, constellation map and star diagram images from NASA (2)
2) The twelve different letters in the Ecklers' names can be placed on the nodes of the star diagram so that every one of the six small triangles and each of the six straight lines of four transpose into words.
A flying star diagram is then created to identify the portent of the unseen energies in the building that were present when the building was born.