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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.
Website updated on Wednesday, November 23, 2022, 02:07 PM.

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

2022 HRPO Donation Drive 1 October to 31 December

STEM Expansion 26 November Mars Mania

Christmas Tree Cluster Viewing 26 November to 23 December

Friday Night Lecture Series 2 December Apollo 17 50th Anniversary

Adult Courses

HRPO 25th Anniversary 30 December

Highland Road Park Observatory
13800 Highland Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Ph. (225) 768-9948

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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