stargazing

stars above Tetiaroa

Stargaze and see the constellations that the Polynesian navigators used to find islands.  How must it have felt to be out on the ocean with only the stars to show the way?  

Topics:
    - Navigation
    - Constellations
    - Va'a
    - Migrations & voyages

 

Activity

Southern hemisphere stars

Be prepared to stay up late into the night to watch the stars track across the sky - that means an afternoon nap...

A specialist in Polynesian navigation and southern hemisphere constellations will be guiding this investigation.

Motu locations for this activity:

 

Onetahi

-17.013634844227, -149.58877338097