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The Christmas Star

Sunday, December 5, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, December 19, 2021

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, December 19, 2021

Over the years numerous people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible and other historical texts of the time. What was the Christmas Star? Could it be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural celestial phenomenon?  Explore a variety of scientific explanations for the Star of Bethlehem in this family friendly program at the planetarium.

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 Versant Power Astronomy Center calendar.

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

 

Details

Date:
Sunday, December 5, 2021
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://astro.umaine.edu/event/the-christmas-star/all/

Venue

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

Organizer

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