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The Sixth Annual “Astronomy at the Beach” (Kensington Metropark), Part 2 of 2, May 17-18, 2002

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.

Basic Astronomy Equipment

Basic Astronomy Equipment

Dave D’Onofrio (from the Warren Astronomical Society) gave a talk entitled “Basic Astronomy Equipment.”

Dave D'Onfrio

Dave D’Onofrio

Big Telescope

Big Telescope

Norb Vance

Norb Vance

Norb Vance (seated, from the Eastern Michigan University Astronomy Club).

The Wooden Telescope

The Wooden Telescope

Paul Walkowski (on the right, from the University Lowbrow Astronomers) and his Wooden Telescope.

John Causland

John Causland

John Causland (from the University Lowbrow Astronomers, on the left, waving at the photographer) standing next to Paul and his telescope.

Rider's Hobby Shop

Rider’s Hobby Shop

John Kirchhoff (from the Rider’s Hobby Shops of Livonia, center facing right), talks with visitors.

Jupiter and Venus

Jupiter and Venus

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.

Dr. Mateo and Rick

Dr. Mateo and Rick

Left: Dr. Mateo (Astronomy Professor from the University of Michigan) was the guest speaker during 2002.

Right: Rick Kovari (from the Warren Astronomical Society).

Photo Credits

All photographs on this page were taken by Dave Snyder.

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