Three thousand light years from Earth, the Cat’s Eye Nebula (NGC 6543) is a sight that draws in the human eye. In this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, numerous bubbles are visible – shapes generated by the ejection of glowing gas as the star at its centre approaches the end of its life.

Astronomers Select Top Ten Most Amazing Pictures Taken by Hubble Space Telescope in Last 16 Years. Fourth Place: - At four is the Cat's Eye Nebula - just look at the clarity of it!

MAVEN at launch pad. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

Mars-Bound MAVEN at the Launch Pad

Two days before the scheduled launch, the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket and NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution spacecraft sits at the launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

Australian Indigenous Astronomy: Wurdi Youang - an Aboriginal stone arrangement with possible solar alignments

A research paper testing the solar alignments of Wurdi Youang has been been published in the May 2013 issue of the journal ' Rock Ar.

Aboriginals arrived in Australia in two migratory waves ~ the first from eastern Africa , the second from the Arabian Peninsula.

Bill Harney, Lightning Dreaming (Lightning Brothers), acrylic on Galicia linen. Image courtesy of Bill Harney and Didgeridoo and Aboriginal Art Distributors.

Tali Gallery Sydney Pleithes and Orion

Tali Gallery will be exhibiting artworks by a diverse range of Aboriginal Artists relating to Indigenous Knowledge and the Importance of Astronomy

Australian Indigenous Astronomy: Impact Craters in Aboriginal Dreamings, Part 2: Tnorala

Australian Indigenous Astronomy: Impact Craters in Aboriginal Dreamings, Part Tnorala

Aboriginal Astronomy

Aboriginal Astronomy and Emu Dreaming, especially Australian Aboriginal Astronomy and Indigenous Astronomy

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