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Event Series Event Series: The Christmas Star

The Christmas Star

December 12, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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.



December 12, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Versant Power Astronomy Center
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States