Have you ever looked up and wondered what’s up there in the night sky?
Exploring the stars can be fun, entertaining and educational. It all depends on who is showing you your way around.
When your guide is a friendly and fun expert, you’re in for a great adventure.
Donna offers up close and personal experiences with herself, her telescope and the night sky for individuals, groups and tourism operators.
Learn about the night sky with a personal hands-on guided session at the Milroy Observatory.
- Wheelchair/Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Most travellers can participate
Magnificent in stature the AAT is Australia’s largest telescope. This behind the scenes day tour, gets you inside the telescope and see this amazing portal to our galaxy.
Duration: 90 Minutes
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Thank you Donna. It was such a fabulous night and Paris and Heather were over the moon! They are planning on coming back with some friends once their training schedule finishes. Your passion and knowledge is so immense. Also, It was more than kind of you to set up the big boy telescope. After a very long day at Dunedoo with 45 young people it was such a glorious way to end the day.
The calendar provides a nightly guide to what’s visible in the sky, including moon phases, planetary positions, eclipses, lunar occultations, conjunctions and meteor showers. It also includes a summary of the year indicating the best times to view the planets.
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Donna is a larger than life character with a passion for astronomy. She made the session fun and interesting as well as educational – for all ages.
Donna was awesome full of knowledge about astronomy. It was an experience that us and kids will never forget. We went for 930pm show with kids as 630 show was… read more
Absolutely loved our time wth Donna. She’s knowledgeable, witty and very personable. Even the thirteen year old thought it was great!
Donna was an excellent host, she was engaging with children and adults alike. A most enjoyable evening and highly recommended.
We had a perfect night for viewing the sky. Donna knows everything about stars and all matters related.
Looking through the telescopes with the help of her two competent and… read more