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Answered 2012-06-21 14:57:46

Okay the Sun, big yellow object , is a star! Only the ancient Chinese seemed to recognize this fact, and to this day the Nationalist Chinese flag has a twelve-pointed Blue and white star, in various forms- winged for Flying Tigers, flanked by dolphins for Submarine service, etc.The twelve points are the calendar months.

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