It was a cloudy night. Donna has a lot of interesting information. The telescope was a little hard to locate some stars but finally found the right ones.
Saw a… read more
July 5, 2021
Brennock and Brodie were absolutely brilliant.
The sky was perfect.
My son Connor was in his element with these guys.
He loved it.
If you are… read more
July 4, 2021
We loved our night star gazing with our host Branioc. He was just oozing fun facts and interesting information that even kept our 6yr old interested! Would highly recommend the
September 23, 2021
Donna was absolutely wonderful. Our tour started with a very overcast sky, which ended with us not being able to use the telescopes. We were all offered a refund, given… read more
May 15, 2021
entertaining and informative
Highlight was seeing the rings of Saturn
Shame about the big telescope being out of action due to mouse plague (now over) and would have liked… read more
July 1, 2021
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.