2020 Natural Sky Conference

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Christopher K.
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2020 Natural Sky Conference

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This will be the fourth year the stakeholders, taxpayers and decision-makers regarding the problem of light pollution and the pursuit of returning a natural sky above the Baton Rouge area will be invited to network at the Highland Road Park Observatory.

This year's Natural Sky Conference will be Friday 13 November from 6pm to 9pm. It is aimed at a general adult audience.

Christopher K.
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Joined: October 12th, 2009, 3:28 pm
Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Re: 2020 Natural Sky Conference

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Phase Three restrictions are still being imposed on HRPO...
*All people who are not part of the same household must stay at least six feet apart from one another.
*Only fifty (50) patrons are allowed on site at any one time.
*Only twelve (12) patrons are allowed inside the main floor at any one time.
*No patron will be allowed inside the main floor unless he/she agrees to a temperature scan and wears a mask.
*Only one (1) patron will be allowed inside each bathroom at any one time.
*There is a strict time limit of thirty minutes for each patron’s visit.

Sunset is at 5:08pm CST. Below is the NOAA forecast for HRPO's planned viewing time of 6pm to 9pm...
precipitation potential, 0%
sky cover, 5%
relative humidity, 63%
temperature, 20˚C
surface wind, E 3 km/h

Danko's Clear Dark Sky states that during HRPO's viewing time the transparency rating will be "above average" (4 out of 5) and the seeing rating will be "average" (3 out of 5).

Twilight is at 6:31pm CST. HRPO closes at 9pm.

The 13 November 2020 rating is...
EXCELLENT
VERY GOOD
GOOD
FAIR
POOR
BAD

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