Star Maps Used by Aboriginals for Night Routes

Oral histories reveal that Aboriginal language groups have uses specific stars to remember waypoints while traveling.

Published On 07/12/2014
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Amateur astronomer Steven Coates photographed IC1848 -- The Soul Nebula -- for the Virtual Star Party astrophoto contest using a QSI Scientific cooled CCD Camera attached to an 80mm refracting telescope. | Steven Coates