Our Services

Roving Astronomer - We Come To You

Would you like a full-time Astronomer to visit your school?

James Barclay who owns and runs the Kingaroy Observatory, will visit your school with his extensive knowledge of Space and host of telescopes, to show the students the Moon, Planets and Stars.

Our quoted cost for a Night show, will include return travel and meals. The astronomer has a current Blue Card.

Please call (07) 4164 6194 or email for a quote.

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Radio Shows

Tune in to learn more about Astronomy

Kingaroy Observatory astronomer - James Barclay can also be heard on the 1st Saturday of each month at 8:30am on ABC Southern Queensland Radio (747AM) on the dial.

Now into its 11th year, James talks about what is currently visible in the night skies, latest topics in Astronomy, upcoming events and even answers your phone-in questions. James encourages the listener to take a deeper interest in Astronomy.

Photography Services

James Barclay Photography... doing it professionally for over 45 years.

We cover all events big and small. Prices to suit. Guaranteed results and lots of personal service.

We’ll be conducting a weekend course during August or September 2016 for those who wish to challenge themselves taking photos of the night skies. All you need is a DSLR camera and some lenses and an LED torch or external flashgun.

Please call (07) 4164 6194 or email for a quote.

Camera-Telescope-gear is also for sale through Kingaroy Observatory's online shop

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