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Highland Road Park Observatory, a BREC Facility

  • 13800 Highland Road Baton Rouge, LA 70810
  • (225) 768-9948
Astronomical observatory, founded in 1997. Professional-grade reflecting telescopes. Portable telescopes and radio telescope. Site of over forty asteroid discoveries. Brought to the public by BREC, LSU's Department of Physics and Astronomy, and the Baton Rouge Astronomical Society.

Friday Night Lecture Series


Originating years ago as a weekly outdoor presentation, HRPO’s cornerstone...

Plus Nights

Periodically, HRPO gives something extra to visitors in addition to standard viewing: a sky tour,...

Science Academy

Under the guidance of HRPO Education Curator Amy Northrop, Cadets are brought into the wonderful...

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