About Donna Burton
Donna the Astronomer is the first Australian women to discover 2 comets – C/2006 R1 Siding Spring and C/2007 Q3 Siding Spring.
She is passionate and committed to popularising astronomy, especially among country kids, and is always happy to share her love of the sky which has become an enduring passion and her life’s work.
What are Dark Sky Parks?
Dark Sky Parks are publicly or privately-owned spaces that have exceptional starry nights and a nocturnal environment. Dark Sky Parks are specifically protected for their scientific, natural, educational, cultural heritage and/or public enjoyment.
About Warrumbungles, New South Wales
Warrumbungle National Park near Coonabarabran in NSW is Australia’s only Dark Sky Park, making it the perfect spot for stargazing, amateur astronomy and camping under the starriest of skies. Find out more.