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Stargazers of Africa

April 20, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

From the dawn of time, African people have looked to the skies above for inspiration and guidance. Stargazers of Africa is a journey connecting the stars, Moon and planets to the people across this great continent—from long ago to the stargazers of today. Experience African tales from the Yoruba people and a Nigerian story about the far away stars. Discover the African Stonehenge and Moon calendars made from bones over 40,000 years ago!



Tickets for planetarium programs are $7 for Adults, $6 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $5 for children under 12. Click here to view the calendar.

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



April 20, 2023
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Versant Power Astronomy Center
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States