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Ophiuchus is a star constellation of a man holding a serpent (snake). The serpent holder. Sometimes referred to as the 13th sign of the zodiac.

Emoji History The emoji code/ image log of changes.

  1. This emoji was part of the proprietary / non-standardized emoji set first introduced by Japanese carriers like Softbank. These emojis became part of the Apple iPhone starting in iOS 2.2 as an unlockable feature on handsets sold in English speaking countries.
  2. In iOS 5 / OSX 10.7, the underlying code that the Apple OS generates for this emoji was changed.

Emoji General Information

Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank) 1214 of 1679
Twitter Emoji Popularity iOS 8 1371 of 1679
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ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :ophiuchus:
Keywords Ophiuchus, Serpent, Snake, Astrology, Greek, Constellation, Stars, Zodiac

Unicode Category Information

Unicode Category Miscellaneous Symbols
Unicode Range 2600–26FF
Unicode Subcategory Zodiacal Symbol

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Nature
Unicode Subcategory Zodiacal Symbol
Names & Annotations OPHIUCHUS Temporary Notes: letter symbol /Serpentarius (13th zodiacal symbol, not counted as astrological sign)
Symbol Information U+26CE proposed
Proposal Identifier e-037

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo [蛇使座]
KDDI  #204 星座(へびつかい座) 「星座(hebitsukai座)」 U+E49B SJIS-F673 JIS-7554
Softbank  #417 #old255 へびつかい座 「hebitsukai座」 U+E24B SJIS-F7EB

Emoji Character Encoding Data

Emoji Code Representation Softbank
(iOS 2 - iOS 4)
Unified Unicode
iOS 5 - current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)  ⛎
UTF-8 Character Count 1 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS)  ⛎
Decimal HTML Entity  ⛎
Hexadecimal HTML Entity  ⛎
Hex Code Point(s) e24b 26ce
Formal Unicode Notation U+E24B U+26CE
Decimal Code Point(s) 57931 9934
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0x89 0x8B 0xE2 0x9B 0x8E
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 89 8B E2 9B 8E
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 211 213 342 233 216
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE24B 0x26CE
UTF-16 Hex e24b 26ce
UTF-16 Dec 57931 9934
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E24B 0x000026CE
UTF-32 Hex E24B 26CE
UTF-32 Dec 57931 9934
Python Src u"\uE24B" u"\u26CE"
PHP Src "\xee\x89\x8b" "\xe2\x9b\x8e"
C/C++/Java Src "\uE24B" "\u26CE"

Emoji Character Encoding Data (equivalent or similiar)

Emoji EncodingKDDIGoogle
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)󾀷
UTF-8 Character Count11
Character(s) In Input
Decimal HTML Entity󾀷
Hexadecimal HTML Entity󾀷
Hex Code Point(s)e49bfe037
Formal Unicode NotationU+E49BU+FE037
Decimal Code Point(s)585231040439
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0x92 0x9B0xF3 0xBE 0x80 0xB7
UTF-8 Hex BytesEE 92 9BF3 BE 80 B7
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 222 233363 276 200 267
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xE49B0xDBB8 0xDC37
UTF-16 Hexe49bdbb8dc37
UTF-16 Dec5852356248 56375
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000E49B0x000FE037
UTF-32 HexE49B0FE037
UTF-32 Dec585231040439
Python Srcu"\uE49B"u"\U000FE037"
PHP Src"\xee\x92\x9b""\xf3\xbe\x80\xb7"
C/C++/Java Src"\uE49B""\uDBB8\uDC37"
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