Pictures from the Beach (Astronomy at the Beach)

Some assorted scenes from “Astronomy at the Beach.”

Wood Telescope

Wood Telescope

Aiming a Scope

Aiming a Scope

Sunset

Sunset

Binocular Bob

Large binoculars like these are often used to search for comets.

Comet Hyakutake

Over the past few years, visitors have seen several comets at Astronomy at the Beach.

This photograph is of Comet Hyakutake and was taken at
Island Lake State Recreation Area (located near Brighton, Michigan) on
April 1, 1996.

Photo Credits

Except for Comet Hyakutake all photographs on this page taken at Kensington Metropark during “Astronomy at the Beach.”

  • Sunset, Binocular Bob, Comet Hyakutake—Greg Burnett
  • Wood Telescope, Greg, Aiming a Scope—Al Bates