Incredible image of galactic centre discovers a supernova likely seen by Indigenous Australians

The explosive death of a star discovered within a stunning image of the centre of the galaxy could have been visible to Indigenous Australian stargazers less than 9,000 years ago.

Suitable for delivery alongside the year 7 and 10 Earth and Space and year 9 Physical Sciences curriculums.

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Years: 7, 10

Topics:

Earth and Space Sciences – The Solar System

Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering

Concepts (South Australia):

Earth and Space Sciences – Earth in Space

Physical Sciences – Energy