The following photographs were taken at “Astronomy at the Beach,” Kensington Metropark (located near Brighton, Michigan), on Saturday May 18, 2002. Other photographs can be found by following the links at the bottom of this page.
Dave D’Onofrio (from the Warren Astronomical Society) gave a talk entitled “Basic Astronomy Equipment.”
Norb Vance (seated, from the Eastern Michigan University Astronomy Club).
Paul Walkowski (on the right, from the University Lowbrow Astronomers) and his Wooden Telescope.
John Causland (from the University Lowbrow Astronomers, on the left, waving at the photographer) standing next to Paul and his telescope.
John Kirchhoff (from the Rider’s Hobby Shops of Livonia, center facing right), talks with visitors.
Jupiter and Venus are the brightest planets, this shows part of the Great Planetary Alignment of 2002. Jupiter is the upper bright spot, Venus is the lower bright spot.
Left: Dr. Mateo (Astronomy Professor from the University of Michigan) was the guest speaker during 2002.
Right: Rick Kovari (from the Warren Astronomical Society).
All photographs on this page were taken by Dave Snyder.