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Lucia: The Secret of Shooting Stars

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 25, 2019

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 25, 2019

Vladimir, a polar bear, and James, a penguin, travel into space aboard the Polaris to study polar auroras. Hit by a meteorite, they crash at the foot of a pre-Columbian pyramid and meet Lucia, a hummingbird who is passionate about rocks. She tells them about a legend evoking “stones of light.” Meteorites, shooting stars, these “stones of light” intrigue them all. Searching for answers, they board for the moon, then the asteroid belt, and finally land on a comet nucleus. Observations and analyses will allow them to find answers to their questions about these objects and learn about the origin of the solar system.

Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for adults, $5 for UMaine students/veterans/senior citizens, and $4 for children under 12. Click here to view the calendar.

Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at 207.581.1341, or at the Emera Astronomy Center ticket box office prior to the show.

 

Details

Date:
August 25
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Venue

Emera Astronomy Center
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Organizer

Emera Astronomy Center
Phone:
207.581.1341
Website:
https://astro.umaine.edu/