Highland Road Park Observatory


No admission fee. For ages fourteen and older.

FRIDAY 1 JUNE, 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Future…“The Next Seven Months”
Very seldom over only three consecutive seasons has the HRPO patronage had so much anticipation for so varied a celestial schedule. In addition to the Perseids and Geminids, the Baton Rouge sky will see a historic Martian Opposition and the possible brightening of a well-placed comet.

FRIDAY 8 JUNE, 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Past…“Sixty Years of Astronomical Ecstasy”
Older local residents will remember Mike Mulhern. He wrote for the Baton Rouge Advocate over three decades and served as a two-term President of B.R.A.S. He will recount the meteor showers, comets, eclipses and equipment that has brought him so much celestial joy.

FRIDAY 15 JUNE, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Present…B.R.A.S. Showcase
On the 1st the upcoming majesty of space was outlined. On the 8th was a delivery of a personal testimony of past treats. On this night, it all merges with an amalgam of a history of the Baton Rouge Astronomical Society’s accomplishments with an illustration of the benefits of the hobby. Also, with the current prorating of the membership, this is the best time of the calendar year to get in on the fun!

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Created by Frederick J. Barnett on Monday, May 28, 2018, 02:02 PM.