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Yonga is a Yued constellation which in English is called Kangaroo in the sky. It's principal Jindang (Stars) are Koodjal Koodjal Djookan forming its head, the two pointers, Alpha Centauri wer Beta Centauri making up its two front paws, with other stars forming its body from the area where the constellations Centaurus and Lupus meet.[1]

The head and front paws of Yonga

See also


  How To See The 'Yonga' or Kangaroo Constellation in the Night Sky with Donna Vanzetti (Stargazer), Madeline Anderson (Beemurra Aboriginal Corporation) and Carol Redford (Astrotourism WA)

Ngiyan waarnk - References

  1. "Yued Aboriginal Astronomy Planisphere" produced by Astrotourism WA, Beam Me Up Media, and ICRAR. Retrieved 3 December 2023