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Under the faint glow of starlight, locals are finding their way to Highland Road for clearer views of the open night sky.
Evening Sky Viewing is a weekend event held at the Highland Road Park Observatory from 8:30 to 10 Friday nights and 7:30 to 10 Saturday nights.
The observatory also hosts an intellectual lecture series aimed at a general adult audience on Friday nights from 7:30 to 8:30.
Visitors can view close-ups of the moon, seasonal astronomical events and objects through the 20-inch-telescope.

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The observatory celebrated the 10th anniversary of the discovery of 11739 Baton Rouge at a small party Saturday evening. The gathering also marked the return of its 20-inch reflector, the telescope  which was used to discover the asteroids, after it was sent to Pennsylvania for cleaning and resurfacing.

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