Astronomy Day at Highland Road Park Observatory
The Highland Road Park Observatory will have its eleventh consecutive IAD celebration on Saturday 29 April. HRPO is at 13800 Highland Road and the event lasts from 3pm to 11pm. Visitors will include the Baton Rouge Amateur Radio Club, Baton Rouge Gallery, Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport, Baton Rouge Zoo, Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, the Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices, Civil Air Patrol, East Baton Rouge Parish Library and LIGO Livingston. There will also be a raffle of over $700 of astronomical equipment. The entire schedule of programs and viewing is at http://hrpo.lsu.edu/programs/astronomy_day.html. One can also call (225) 768-9948. HRPO is brought to the public by BREC, LSU’s Department of Physics and Astronomy, and the Baton Rouge Astronomical Society.