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August 2016

Stars

August 24 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. New stars are created every day, born of vast clouds of gas and dust. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that lights the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of stars. Trailer Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults,…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

August 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Two Small Pieces of Glass follows two students as they interact with a female astronomer at a local star party. Along the way students learn how telescopes work, traces the history of the telescope from Galileo’s modifications to a child’s spyglass — using two small pieces of glass — to the launch of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the future of astronomy. It explores the wonder and discovery made by astronomers throughout the last 400 years. The program features a…

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To Space and Back

August 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Space exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives. It is helping us to discover a universe of unimaginable scale and beauty, and it is reaching down into our world and influencing the way we live. To Space and Back takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and incredible engineering, describing how the technology that transports us…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Earth, Moon, and Sun is a fast-paced full dome demonstration of lunar phases, eclipses, day and night, the sun and other puzzling events with the help of a confused coyote. This program beautifully illustrates basic concepts like moon phases and seasons. Based on the trickster of Native American lore, Coyote is constantly corrected in his misunderstandings of how things work. A live tour of the Maine sky and its beautiful constellations completes this micro-unit of astronomy. Trailer Tickets for planetarium programs…

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Black Holes

August 28 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The attraction of Black Holes is more than just gravitational. These mysterious graveyards of dead stars have fascinated generations. “Black Holes” explores the history, physics and mystery of these reality-bending phenomena. Experience the bending of light, the skewing of perception and the dizzying descent into a black hole. Trailer 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 our calendar. Tickets may be purchased online, by…

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September 2016

Science Lecture Series — A Walk Among Giants: Building the Largest Galaxies in the Universe

September 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Presented by Dr. Elizabeth McGrath. McGrath will kick off our new Science Lecture Series here at the planetarium with her presentation on galaxies and how these objects help us understand the universe we live in. She serves as the Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Colby College.  McGrath completed her Ph.D. at the University of Hawaii focusing on the formation and evolution of massive galaxies and active galactic nuclei in the early universe. She is a leader…

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Dark

September 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The search for dark matter is the most pressing astrophysical problem of our time — the solution to which will help us understand why the universe is as it is, where it came from and how it has evolved over billions of years — the unimaginable depths of deep time, of which a human life is but a flickering instant. But in that instant, we can grasp its immensity and, through science, we can attempt to understand it. Trailer Tickets…

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Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda

September 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Perseus and Andromeda is a fun-filled retelling of the tale of the beautiful but unfortunate princess Andromeda, who in divine punishment for her mother’s bragging, is sacrificed to a sea monster — and rescued by the Greek hero Perseus. Trailer 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 our calendar. Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at 207.581.1341, or at our ticket box office…

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Picturing Downtown Maine

September 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 23, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of the rich and compelling photographs of Heath Paley. “Picturing Downtown Maine,” which runs from July 22 through Sept. 23, includes a selection of large-scale photographs that paint a portrait of Maine’s community life. The images, created between 2009 and 2014, come from a process of collecting photographs as sketches — as would an en plein air painter — and then bringing to life a vivid, collective image…

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Picturing Downtown Maine

September 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 23, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of the rich and compelling photographs of Heath Paley. “Picturing Downtown Maine,” which runs from July 22 through Sept. 23, includes a selection of large-scale photographs that paint a portrait of Maine’s community life. The images, created between 2009 and 2014, come from a process of collecting photographs as sketches — as would an en plein air painter — and then bringing to life a vivid, collective image…

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Picturing Downtown Maine

September 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 23, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of the rich and compelling photographs of Heath Paley. “Picturing Downtown Maine,” which runs from July 22 through Sept. 23, includes a selection of large-scale photographs that paint a portrait of Maine’s community life. The images, created between 2009 and 2014, come from a process of collecting photographs as sketches — as would an en plein air painter — and then bringing to life a vivid, collective image…

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Picturing Downtown Maine

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 23, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of the rich and compelling photographs of Heath Paley. “Picturing Downtown Maine,” which runs from July 22 through Sept. 23, includes a selection of large-scale photographs that paint a portrait of Maine’s community life. The images, created between 2009 and 2014, come from a process of collecting photographs as sketches — as would an en plein air painter — and then bringing to life a vivid, collective image…

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Picturing Downtown Maine: Artist’s Reception

September 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of the rich and compelling photographs of Heath Paley.  

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Dark

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The search for dark matter is the most pressing astrophysical problem of our time — the solution to which will help us understand why the universe is as it is, where it came from, and how it has evolved over billions of years — the unimaginable depths of deep time, of which a human life is but a flickering instant. But in that instant, we can grasp its immensity and, through science, we can attempt to understand it. Trailer Tickets…

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Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda

September 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Perseus and Andromeda is a fun-filled retelling of the tale of the beautiful but unfortunate princess Andromeda, who in divine punishment for her mother’s bragging, is sacrificed to a sea monster — and rescued by the Greek hero Perseus. Trailer 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 our calendar. Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at 207.581.1341, or at our ticket box office…

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Picturing Downtown Maine

September 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 23, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of the rich and compelling photographs of Heath Paley. “Picturing Downtown Maine,” which runs from July 22 through Sept. 23, includes a selection of large-scale photographs that paint a portrait of Maine’s community life. The images, created between 2009 and 2014, come from a process of collecting photographs as sketches — as would an en plein air painter — and then bringing to life a vivid, collective image…

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Picturing Downtown Maine

September 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 23, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of the rich and compelling photographs of Heath Paley. “Picturing Downtown Maine,” which runs from July 22 through Sept. 23, includes a selection of large-scale photographs that paint a portrait of Maine’s community life. The images, created between 2009 and 2014, come from a process of collecting photographs as sketches — as would an en plein air painter — and then bringing to life a vivid, collective image…

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Picturing Downtown Maine

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 23, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of the rich and compelling photographs of Heath Paley. “Picturing Downtown Maine,” which runs from July 22 through Sept. 23, includes a selection of large-scale photographs that paint a portrait of Maine’s community life. The images, created between 2009 and 2014, come from a process of collecting photographs as sketches — as would an en plein air painter — and then bringing to life a vivid, collective image…

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Picturing Downtown Maine

September 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 23, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of the rich and compelling photographs of Heath Paley. “Picturing Downtown Maine,” which runs from July 22 through Sept. 23, includes a selection of large-scale photographs that paint a portrait of Maine’s community life. The images, created between 2009 and 2014, come from a process of collecting photographs as sketches — as would an en plein air painter — and then bringing to life a vivid, collective image…

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Picturing Downtown Maine

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 23, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of the rich and compelling photographs of Heath Paley. “Picturing Downtown Maine,” which runs from July 22 through Sept. 23, includes a selection of large-scale photographs that paint a portrait of Maine’s community life. The images, created between 2009 and 2014, come from a process of collecting photographs as sketches — as would an en plein air painter — and then bringing to life a vivid, collective image…

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