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

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!

2016 Skywatch Book

Geminid Meteor Shower
(Updated December 01, 2015)

Winter Rocket Camp
(Updated November 14, 2015)

Amateur Astronomy Courses

20/20 Vision Campaign

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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