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Worlds Beyond Earth

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

Take an exhilarating journey to the worlds that orbit our Sun and the unique conditions that make life on our planet Earth possible. Celebrate the extraordinary Age of Exploration carried out by robotic explorers, over the past 50 years with imagery from NASA, European Space Agency (ESA), and Japan Aerospace Exploration (JAXA) missions.  Audiences will […]

$7.00
Event Series Self Care is a Verb

Self Care is a Verb

Online

You will learn or get a refresher on the specifics of integrating self-care into your life. In this interactive, online professional development training, you’ll develop strategies around resilience and hardiness as well as processing your own emotions. This self-care program will give you some of the space you need to process and reflect as well […]

$140.00

Lucia: The Secret of Shooting Stars

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

Vladimir, a polar bear, and James, a penguin, travel into space aboard the Polaris to study polar auroras.  Hit by a meteorite, they crash at the foot of a pre-Columbian pyramid and meet Lucia, a hummingbird who is passionate about rocks. She tells them about a legend evoking “stones of light”.  Meteorites, shooting stars, these […]

$7.00

5000 Eyes: Mapping the Universe with DESI

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

The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) is creating the most detailed map of our nearby universe. Installed at Kitt Peak in Arizona, DESI's 5000 independently operated robots can measure the light from thousands of galaxies at once. Dive into modern cosmology, and the scientific motivation for building a large map of galaxies. Join us as we […]

$7.00

One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

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

Explore the night sky with your favorite friends from Sesame Street in One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure. Follow along with Big Bird, Elmo and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, as they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They explore […]

$7.00

OneRepublic: Future Looks Good

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

Grammy Award-winning band OneRepublic will rock the planetarium with stunning visuals, and out of this world imagery.  Future Looks Good show features a compilation of songs from Dreaming Out Loud, Native, Waking […]

$9.00

Cosmic Colors

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

From northern lights to garden flowers, color fills our lives and “Cosmic Colors” explains how we use the rainbow to see, understand and explore our universe. Visitors learn more about […]

$7.00
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