Outback Astronomy is putting on a special event in Broken Hill on 22 October 2014.
'Aboriginal Skies' is a free community event which will see guest presenter Paul Curnow delivering an insightful discussion on how the world's first astronomers interpreted the night sky.
The event has a limited number of spaces and a booking must be made by contacting Robinson College on 08 8087 6022.
Here is a link to more information about the event -
Special Free Event - Aboriginal Skies http://t.co/UWdMUNVxsw Book your place now if in #BrokenHill on the night!
— Outback Astronomy (@OutbackAstro) October 9, 2014
Paul is a council member of the Astronomical Society of South Australia and has been a lecturer at the Adelaide Planetarium since 1992.
He is regarded as one of the world's leading authorities on Aboriginal night sky knowledge.
The free event is sponsored by Inspiring Australia and the NSW Government.
Inspiring Australia (www.inspiringaustralia.net.au) is a national strategy for science engagement.
Time - 7.30pm - 9pm
When - 22 October 2014
Where - Outback Astronomy at the Racecourse - Racecourse Road, Broken Hill.
Bookings - Robinson College on 08 8087 6022.
Following the discussion there will be the opportunity for some star gazing to show some of the objects mentioned by Paul.
The event coincides with the launch of the Far West Science Hub.
Sounds like a really interesting night. There is always something fascinating going on in #BrokenHill.
Cheers, Jane Deany