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Indigenous Astronomy and the Solar System

Explore Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples celestial knowledge in planetary motion. Uncover the art and science of the planets, including retrograde motion, as traditional knowledge converges with modern understanding, enriching culture beneath the night sky.

Learning Area:

Science

Year level:

Level 5, Level 6

Scorpius featuring Mars and Saturn in the night sky

Scorpius featuring Mars and Saturn. Photographer: Peter Lieverdink. Source: Flicker. License: CC BY-SA 2.0.

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