He is the planet Venus, known to the Maya as the Big Eye in space. They kept careful track of his position – just as he presumably kept track of theirs.
Nohoch Ich was used more for divining than as a divinity — particularly when working out the best times to wage war. Venus was a very important symbol to the Maya and many of their military operations were timed to coincide with auspicious planetary movements. So basically the Maya invented Star Wars – not to mention the Death Star.
As opposed to some cultures, the Maya knew Venus was both the Morning and Evening Star. That must have helped a lot with their calculations.
Nohoch Ich Facts and Figures
Name: Nohoch Ich
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Big Eye, Noh Ek, Nohoch Ek
Name means: Big Eye/Big Star
Gender: Sorry, we don't know
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Associated with: Venus
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
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Article last revised on April 18, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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