Are you visiting the Warrumbungles, NSW? 

Come Stargazing live with our entertaining night sky guide – Donna the Astronomer at the Milroy Observatory located in Coonabarabran and let her take you on a journey and introduce you to the Stars!

  • star rating  Thoroughly enjoyed this experience. Seeing the sky without light interference & learning & viewing the stars is awesome. The hosts Brannock & Brodie loved sharing their knowledge. It’s a must… read more

    B8993QSmicheller
    May 6, 2022

    star rating  Absolutely enjoyed the tour of the night sky, was super interesting and fun. Definitely will be returning at another time of year.

    263becf
    February 21, 2022

    star rating  A great vening spent with a truly passsionate and informative team driving the telewcope and telling the stories of the night sky. Our booking was changed becasue of the… read more

    Rhonda P
    March 21, 2022
  • star rating  Donna and her team presented a really interesting, snappy and reasonably comprehensive (given the time available) overview of some aspects of the southern night sky. Getting views of some… read more

    S2966LIstevel
    April 27, 2022

    star rating  the tour was very good, lots of information, questions were answered in a format that was easy to understand and we enjoyed what we saw. Rained during the day… read more

    JM_GP_99
    May 31, 2022

    star rating  Donna’s passion about stars is unmatchable. Enjoyed the whole show and star spotting. The team was really engaging, passionate and knowledgable

    908meenakshid
    April 6, 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.