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Mexica Archaeoastronomy: Between Space and Time

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until March 29, 2019

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until March 29, 2019

Through impressive immersive scenarios, “Mexica Archaeoastronomy: Between Space and Time” illustrates the important role played by astronomical observation for the evolution of pre-Hispanic cultures in central Mexico. The Mexicas used the calendrical and astronomical knowledge inherited by their predecessor cultures to found the capital of their empire, Tenochtitlan. Vibrant colors, shapes and sounds transport the viewer to one of the most important cultures that, to this day, still lives in the heart and skin of the Mexican people. The program includes a tour of the night sky and an update on latest astronomy news.

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:
March 15
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 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/