Ep. 533: Indigenous South African Astronomy

Posted on Jun 5, 2019 in Amateur Astronomy, Astronomy, podcast | 0 comments


Let’s move to another continent this week, and look at the astronomy that was going on in southern Africa in ancient times.

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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/

Southern African peoples:

African Ethnoastronomy

Cosmic Africa 

Indigenous Astronomy in Southern Africa

Africa’s ancient astronomers made their mark in culture, folklore

Astronomy in Sub‐Saharan Africa

The Southern Cross Constellation

The Pleiades Constellation

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