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Be amazed at Milroy Observatory!

Discover the wonders of the southern night sky with our own comet discoverer, 'Donna the Astronomer'.

View the amazing night sky through our telescopes, have fun, ask questions and learn as you and enjoy our "Night sky show".


$30 per adult

$15 per child (aged 4-16 inclusive) Note: children under 4 are free

Family of 2 adults and 2 children: $80

** Bookings are required **

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The Night Sky Show presented by our astronomer, offers views and a tour of the pristine dark skies from the incredibly dark sky location at Milroy Observatory, Coonabarabran.

Your tour begins outside under the open sky with a guided walk through our Milky way galaxy, stopping off at constellations along the way, as your astronomer explains how the universe works and how stars are formed. Learn about the Southern Cross and how to find south, see the Magellenic Clouds - two galaxies orbiting our own and hear some stories of the Dreaming.

Our astronomer will take you on a unique journey not only through space but through time itself as you witness the wonders of star birth, globular clusters of stars, even planets if they are visible and much more. You will see that the sky has seasons that beckon you to come back again and again to follow and learn more of our changing sky.

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Scopes and folks at Milroy Observatory


'Scopes and folks'. Families take in the stellar vistas during a Night Sky Show.

New Years Eve at Milroy


Might have been cloudy outside but we had fun inside.
Web Page By Milroy Observatory March 2021.