Ep. 531: Australian Indigenous Astronomy

Posted on May 16, 2019 in Amateur Astronomy, Observing, podcast | 0 comments


This week, we focus on the archaeoastronomy of another part of the world, this time from the indigenous people of Australia. Another group of people whose lives depended on knowing what was happening in the sky from season to season.

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This episode is sponsored by:  8th Light.

Show Notes

Bennu Mappers – Help CosmoQuest map rocks to help pick which ones OSIRIS-REx will bring back from asteroid Bennu! Start your coffee pots, get your favorite mouse/trackpads, & GET MAPPING! http://bennu.cosmoquest.org/

Australian Astronomy

The Astronomical Society of Australia (ASA)
Australian Indigenous Stories

Australian Aboriginal Astronomy Project – This research in cultural astronomy covers the disciplines of archaeoastronomyethnoastronomyhistorical astronomygeomythology, and Indigenous knowledge.

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