"she will not allow any decision without first consulting a star-chart."
A star chart
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeA star chart - Credit: moonpointer 1 on Flickr
A star chart is a map of the sky at night, showing the positions of stars and planets. Star charts have been used as aids in navigation since early history. Astrologers, who believed they could predict events from the movement of celestial bodies, also made use of star charts.