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    "ANCIENT ABORIGINAL ASTRONOMY -MOUNT COLAH, AUSTRALIA It is acknowledged that Australian Aboriginal culture is heavily spiritual and symbolic, but a rock engraving in a national park near Sydney suggests that the indigenous belief system represents a deep knowledge of the sky and the motion of the bodies within it. Coalsack Dark Nebula (within the Milky Way) is known to the Wardaman Aboriginal people as the head of the ‘Emu In The Sky’." interesting...

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Indigenous constellations - Barnaby Norris What they found was remarkable… the emu aligns to her image in the night sky at the time of year that emu eggs are ready to be collected (late May and early June, Figure 4). Emu eggs were an important food source for Aboriginal people, and the engraving features an egg within the emu herself. The image won Barnaby Norris a Eureka prize and has become the definitive symbol for Aboriginal Astronomy today.

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One of my favorite past times is to look upon the night sky and try to find constellations. Its amazing to do it from different parts of the city of even different states. I love looking upon the stars in awe! They inspire me to learn more of the night sky. Constellations