Astronomers and scientists will share insights into the solar system during a free Sky Stories Night at Charles Sturt University on Tuesday.
Experts will explore the parallels between Aboriginal and Western science at the Girinyalanha Aboriginal Nature and Bioscience Park on the Orange campus.
There will be stargazing, dance performances by Canobolas Rural Technology High School and traditional bush tucker prepared by Gerald Power from Indigenous Cultural Adventures.
The astronomers and guest speakers will include Rod Somerville from Orange Planetarium, Ray Pickard from Bathurst Observatory Research Facility, Tina Leaman from Keshara Murriyang Wiradjuri Project, Doug Sutherland, a member of the local Wiradjuri community and Trevor Leaman, a PhD researcher at CSU.
Mr Leaman said all the astronomers and speakers have extensive knowledge of our moon, the planets, and arrangements of stars.
He said they'll be on hand to teach how telescopes work and the meaning of Aboriginal stories.
CSU engagement officer Julia Andrews said the university welcomes students, staff and all members of the public to attend.
"It's always a lot of fun and it's a real treat that the University gets to co-host it," she said.
The Sky Stories Community Observation Night event is on between 5pm-8.30pm on Tuesday at CSU.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a picnic rug and wear warm clothes.
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