On around the 4th of July 1054 a supernova exploded, creating the spectacular Crab Nebula. It was recorded by Chinese astronomers but was it also recorded in Native American rock art and Indigenous Australian stories?
Do you want to know how to find Matariki but don’t know where to start? Do you want to stand outside at zero dark thirty in the middle of winter (or just pretend you did)? I have made a short video that tells you how to look at the sky!
Navigate from Orion, through Taurus, to the Pleiades – Matariki. Discover some of the astronomy, both Greek and Māori, and some of the mythology of the world’s most famous star cluster.