Stars Over Sand Beach Timelapse

Acadia National Park


A timelapse of Sand Beach taken at night. Lights from cars on the Park Loop Road in the distance and an astronomy program happening on the beach create color in the darkness. Stars and the Milky Way are visible throughout.


Stars Over Sand Beach is a ranger-led astronomy program held at Sand Beach during summer months. Cars driving along the Park Loop Road and red lights from program attendees can be seen in the darkness.

This timelapse is part of a series produced by Acadia Youth Technology Team (AYTT), an internship program with Friends of Acadia and the National Park Service.


18 seconds


NPS/Kristi Rugg

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