Highland Road Park Observatory

An Astronomical Observatory for Education and Recreation in Louisiana

20 inch and 16 inch telescope domes
Main building housing 20OGS, with new addition in foreground housing 16OGS.
Highland Road Park Observatory
Front of main telescope building.
16 inch telescope dome
Overhead view of grounds, facing southwest. Note compass, created by Wally Pursell, on viewing pad.

Counter
visitors since counter installed on March 1, 2003.

Welcome to the Highland Road Park Observatory web site! Please use the links on the left and below to explore this site, and see what we are doing in astronomy in Baton Rouge!

5th Annual Donation Drive

October 2014 Total Lunar Eclipse

2014 Partial Solar Eclipse
(Updated September 19, 2014)

8th Annual Spooky Spectrum

Fall Rocket Camp

20/20 Vision Campaign

GLOBE at Night 2014

Highland Road Park Observatory
13800 Highland Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Ph. (225) 768-9948
e-mail: observatory@brec.org

A Joint Project of
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The Recreation & Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge
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LSU Department of Physics and Astronomy
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Baton Rouge Astronomical Society


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