With Donna the Astronomer, you can explore the stars and planets like never before!

From the Southern Cross to Scorpius, stargazing can be an educational and entertaining activity.

With a knowledgeable guide leading the way, your journey into outer space will surely be full of fun and exciting moments!

Tours and Services

Donna the Astronomer is all about giving people a personal experience with the night sky. We offer stargazing experiences and telescope viewing with our team of experienced guides who will introduce you to the wonders of the night sky. Donna can bring a telescope to your location and share the wonders of the night sky for groups and tourism operators. 

She also provides training to property owners who want to increase their visitor experience at their properties. 

Donna is available for speaking engagements in person or online. 

With over 20 years of experience in astronomy education, Donna brings her passion for the stars to everyone she meets.

Learn about the night sky with a personal hands-on guided session at the Milroy Observatory.


Increase your bookings and expand your visitor experience with this unique program for property owners who want to offer a night skies adventure to their backyard.

Get an engaging and unique speaker for your next event who will make sure your audience is entertained and inspired. Great for schools, community groups and other organisations.

What our customers are saying

  • star rating  Donna was super knowledgeable, we were lucky to arrive on Green comet night. Super set up and Donna sent through some pictures via email after the evening

    Nicole C
    April 16, 2023

    star rating  Very interesting and informative host – Brad was an excellent source of information and the only disappointment was the full moon which provided a very bright night sky! Looked great but not for stargazing!!

    Les R
    April 10, 2023

    star rating  Starry eyed fun for all ages ? – A fun and informative night. Thank you Donna, Kyle and Gary for sharing your passion with us. We can’t wait to return when the big telescope is up and running.… read more

    March 31, 2023
  • star rating  See it with your own eyes! – After seeing the professional telescopes at Siding Springs (in the daytime), or visiting the Warrumbungles National Park, a visit to Milroy Observatory is highly recommended. Donna is a knowledgeable guide… read more

    March 6, 2023

    star rating  Star gazing – A great way to learn about and see the stars. Would definitely recommend a visit as it is a great place to see the stars in the sky. Loved Donna’s… read more

    March 3, 2023

    star rating  Breathtaking Magic. – Our experience at Milroy Observatory was amazing. Kyle, our intrepid guide was fanatic. Knowledge, friendly and helpful. We had wonderful weather, a clear night, and the… read more

    lenise w
    February 28, 2023

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