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Milroy Observatory

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Star gazing spectacular

We had a fantastic night star gazing with Donna. What a wealth of knowledge and as newbies she... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
debbohman
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Woolgoolga, Australia
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YOU MUST visit here

What an incredible experience. Donna kept a group of 8 including 3 kids completely engaged for... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Harveytribe
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Sydney
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Milroy Observatory is the home to the largest public access telescope in Australia with night sky tours available on all clear nights. Bookings are essential. The show starts with a night sky tour with our astronomer and then a number of bright and...more
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37 Morrisseys Rd, Coonabarabran, New South Wales 2357, Australia
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+61 428 288 244
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic night star gazing with Donna. What a wealth of knowledge and as newbies she explained everything perfectly. Thoroughly recommend this experience. We loved it 🌔💫✨

Thank debbohman
Donna B, Astronomer at Milroy Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Thanks Deb - glad you had a good time!

Reviewed 25 July 2018

What an incredible experience. Donna kept a group of 8 including 3 kids completely engaged for several hours despite it being below 0 degrees. She blew our minds with her knowledge and enthusiasm for the solar system, and it was infectious. Even the kids couldn't...More

Thank Harveytribe
Donna B, Astronomer at Milroy Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thanks so much for your review - the temperature was a bit cool but the winter skies are so amazing - glad you enjoyed yourselves - I certainly did!

Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent night sky views, with a very knowledgeable and engaging guide. Well worth the visit, they only do small groups, so everyone gets a really good turn. Would definitely recommend and come back.

1  Thank Stueytwentysix
Donna B, Astronomer at Milroy Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

So glad you enjoyed and thanks for the review

Reviewed 2 June 2018

A fabulous 90 min plus exploration of the night sky with an enthusiastic and passionate astronomer! Donna had 2 rules...have fun and ask questions. A very generous lady with her knowledge and time! Thanks Marg n Iggy.

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Donna B, Astronomer at Milroy Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Hi Marg & Iggy Glad you had a great time - sorry about the cold weather Iggy! Regards Donna

Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Donna so knowledgeable about solar system. Gave us a lift out there on freezing night and gave us a fantastic talk using 12inch telescope. Well worth the money to do this show. Up narrow single lane road and track so not good for vans or...More

Thank paulwhthd1
Cam W, Donna the Astronomer at Milroy Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Thank you so much for your review. It was lovely meeting you both and wish you safe travels!

Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Donna is an encyclopaedia of knowledge about astronomy and many things related. She is really enthusiastic about her work and makes her visitors welcome and shares her equipment and knowledge. We saw so many stars, planets and galaxies it makes our planet and its people...More

Thank Denis E
Cam W, Donna the Astronomer at Milroy Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Thanks Denis - so glad you enjoyed the show and thanks for the lovely feedback - it is easy to be motivated and enthusiastic when you have such a great audience!

Reviewed 18 January 2018

My 18 year old son and I had a fantastic, fascinating and informative evening with Donna at Milroy. Donna's expert knowledge and enthusiasm for sharing really made the experience memorable. If you have even a passing interest in the universe and the objects observable in...More

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Cam W, Donna the Astronomer at Milroy Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thanks Andrew - glad you both enjoyed your visit - thanks for your review

Reviewed 15 January 2018

Don’t hesitate, worth every minute. Lots of great information, Donna certainly knows her stuff. We left with so many wonderful insights to our stars and planets. The passion that Donna displayed was awesome.

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Cam W, Astronomer at Milroy Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thanks - so glad you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 9 January 2018

Made booking via email, with Donna providing all the information needed and with prompt friendly reply's. The main telescope was out action due to a lighting strike(only because it was the holiday period and tradies were unavailable), but this made no difference with other telescopes...More

Thank P-T-FUN
Cam W, Astronomer at Milroy Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Glad you had a great and that was an awesome meteor!

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Some friends were out from America and they absolutely loved the observatory. The visit was made all the better by Donna the Astronomer who was the guide, she had a great knowledge and told her stuff in a interesting and informative way. The communication with...More

Thank grunter
Cam W, Astronomer at Milroy Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017
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So glad you had an enjoyable time!

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