October 2023
Oct 14
14 October 2023
Highland Road Park Observatory,

Although annular in some other parts of the globe, our region will experience a partial solar eclipse. Baton Rougeans who are (safely!) viewing the Sun will notice contact with the ...

Oct 13
13 October 2023
Highland Road Park Observatory,

Weather permitting, viewing through one or more telescopes will take place. During this time the waning crescent Moon will be below the horizon. Please keep headlights off while parking and leaving. Drive slowly!

Oct 13
13 October 2023
Highland Road Park Observatory,

BREC Education Curator Amy Northrop will take the audience on a fascinating tour of Baton Rouge’s autumn season. She’ll highlight the celestial gems that will sparkle throughout the next three ...

Oct 09
09 October 2023
Highland Road Park Observatory,

For over four decades the Baton Rouge Astronomical Society has educated countless numbers of citizens in the joys of planetary and deep-sky gazing, the perils of light pollution and factors to ...

Oct 09
09 October 2023
Highland Road Park Observatory,

Are you a local skygazer, homeowner, business owner, science teacher or stakeholder interested reclaiming a natural sky above HRPO and its surrounding while simultaneously saving money and energy, and making ...

Oct 07
07 October 2023
Highland Road Park Observatory,

Weather permitting, viewing through one or more telescopes will take place. During this time the waning crescent Moon will be below the horizon. Please keep headlights off while parking and leaving. Drive slowly!

Oct 07
07 October 2023
Highland Road Park Observatory,

It’s the month of the Spooky Spectrum! Cadets will preview some of that event’s concepts, experiencing creepy legends and tales from the annals of space exploration.

Oct 06
06 October 2023
Highland Road Park Observatory,

Weather permitting, viewing through one or more telescopes will take place. During this time the Last Quarter Moon will be below the horizon. Please keep headlights off while parking and leaving. Drive slowly!

Oct 06
06 October 2023
Highland Road Park Observatory,

Donn Eisele, Wally Schirra and Walter Cunningham demonstrated the ability of the command and service module—paving the way for our trips to the Moon that eventually led to the landings. ...