NACAA 2018 in Ballarat: a skywriter at an amateur astronomers’ gig?

The Big Skies Collaboration brings together arts practitioners, astronomers, and local communities within southeastern Australia’s 700 Kilometre Array of astronomical observatories. Our current creative interventions include the Inland Astro Trail, the Skywriters Project, the Wiradjuri Astronomy Project, and the Wiradjuri Skywriters Pilot Project. I discuss these Big Skies creative interventions and invite NACAA members to be involved.… Read More NACAA 2018 in Ballarat: a skywriter at an amateur astronomers’ gig?

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Could Mount Mulguthrie be a Wiradjuri astronomical site?

Cultural astronomer and Big Skies Collaborator Trevor Leaman camped with friends near Mount Mulguthrie over New Year 2016 to research the site’s astronomical significance for Wiradjuri people. All he needed was a clear night sky … It was not to be. But this remarkable little mountain nevertheless revealed other secrets … … Read More Could Mount Mulguthrie be a Wiradjuri astronomical site?