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Emera Astronomy Center

167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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December 2017

Legends of the Night Sky: Orion

December 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2017

One event on January 9, 2018 at 10:00am

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

Take a fun and lighthearted look at the myths and stories associated with the constellation Orion, the great hunter of the winter sky. Orion comes to life in a fun-filled, animated accompanied by narrators Aesop the owl and Socrates the mouse as we follow Orion’s adventures as he grows to manhood, battles mythical beasts, foils the plot of an evil king and wins the heart of Artemis, the beautiful moon-goddess. We learn how the constellation Orion was placed in the…

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Mystery of the Christmas Star

December 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Friday, repeating until December 22, 2017

One event on December 10, 2017 at 3:30pm

One event on December 17, 2017 at 3:30pm

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

Journey back 2000 years to Bethlehem as we seek to discover a scientific explanation for the star the wise men followed to find the baby Jesus. Investigate possible dates for the birth of Christ and look at recorded sightings of significant historical and astronomical events during this timeframe. We’ll explore scientific explanations for celestial objects that could have been remarkable enough to cause the wise men to travel across the desert from Babylon to Bethlehem just to see a newborn…

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Mystery of the Christmas Star

December 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 22, 2017

One event on December 10, 2017 at 3:30pm

One event on December 17, 2017 at 3:30pm

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

Journey back 2000 years to Bethlehem as we seek to discover a scientific explanation for the star the wise men followed to find the baby Jesus. Investigate possible dates for the birth of Christ and look at recorded sightings of significant historical and astronomical events during this timeframe. We’ll explore scientific explanations for celestial objects that could have been remarkable enough to cause the wise men to travel across the desert from Babylon to Bethlehem just to see a newborn…

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January 2018

Out There: The Quest for Extrasolar Worlds

January 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until January 26, 2018

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

For thousands of years, mankind thought that the earth was the center of the universe. Thanks to our curiosity, imagination and urge to explore, we now know that planets like our earth are nothing special in the cosmos. The sun is just one ordinary star among hundreds of billions in our galaxy, the Milky Way. With the world’s most powerful telescopes, we are able to explore more and more of the universe. What we have found so far has surpassed…

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The Little Star That Could

January 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until January 28, 2018

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

It’s hard to be a little star in a big universe. Join a medium sized, yellow star as he makes his way through space. In his travels, he meets many different types of stars and learns about some of the other things that make our universe so interesting. After meeting stars, nebulas and galaxies, the little star takes a good look at himself and finds that he, too, is special. He has nine planets that depend on him for warmth and…

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Legends of the Night Sky: Orion

January 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2017

One event on January 9, 2018 at 10:00am

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

Take a fun and lighthearted look at the myths and stories associated with the constellation Orion, the great hunter of the winter sky. Orion comes to life in a fun-filled, animated accompanied by narrators Aesop the owl and Socrates the mouse as we follow Orion’s adventures as he grows to manhood, battles mythical beasts, foils the plot of an evil king and wins the heart of Artemis, the beautiful moon-goddess. We learn how the constellation Orion was placed in the…

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Out There: The Quest for Extrasolar Worlds

January 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until January 26, 2018

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

For thousands of years, mankind thought that the earth was the center of the universe. Thanks to our curiosity, imagination and urge to explore, we now know that planets like our earth are nothing special in the cosmos. The sun is just one ordinary star among hundreds of billions in our galaxy, the Milky Way. With the world’s most powerful telescopes, we are able to explore more and more of the universe. What we have found so far has surpassed…

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The Little Star That Could

January 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until January 28, 2018

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

It’s hard to be a little star in a big universe. Join a medium sized, yellow star as he makes his way through space. In his travels, he meets many different types of stars and learns about some of the other things that make our universe so interesting. After meeting stars, nebulas and galaxies, the little star takes a good look at himself and finds that he, too, is special. He has nine planets that depend on him for warmth and…

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Out There: The Quest for Extrasolar Worlds

January 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until January 26, 2018

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

For thousands of years, mankind thought that the earth was the center of the universe. Thanks to our curiosity, imagination and urge to explore, we now know that planets like our earth are nothing special in the cosmos. The sun is just one ordinary star among hundreds of billions in our galaxy, the Milky Way. With the world’s most powerful telescopes, we are able to explore more and more of the universe. What we have found so far has surpassed…

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The Little Star That Could

January 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until January 28, 2018

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

It’s hard to be a little star in a big universe. Join a medium sized, yellow star as he makes his way through space. In his travels, he meets many different types of stars and learns about some of the other things that make our universe so interesting. After meeting stars, nebulas and galaxies, the little star takes a good look at himself and finds that he, too, is special. He has nine planets that depend on him for warmth and…

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Out There: The Quest for Extrasolar Worlds

January 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until January 26, 2018

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

For thousands of years, mankind thought that the earth was the center of the universe. Thanks to our curiosity, imagination and urge to explore, we now know that planets like our earth are nothing special in the cosmos. The sun is just one ordinary star among hundreds of billions in our galaxy, the Milky Way. With the world’s most powerful telescopes, we are able to explore more and more of the universe. What we have found so far has surpassed…

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The Little Star That Could

January 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until January 28, 2018

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

It’s hard to be a little star in a big universe. Join a medium sized, yellow star as he makes his way through space. In his travels, he meets many different types of stars and learns about some of the other things that make our universe so interesting. After meeting stars, nebulas and galaxies, the little star takes a good look at himself and finds that he, too, is special. He has nine planets that depend on him for warmth and…

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February 2018

The First Stargazers

February 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until February 23, 2018

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

Journey back in time to explore how the first stargazers experienced the sky above. Your guide is Nashira, a friendly time traveler who has visited earth many times before. Witness the very first stargazer making a moon calendar out of animal bone 30,000 years ago. Discover the ancient pyramids of Giza and their alignment to the skies. See stunning digital re-creations of the Parthenon, Alexandria Library, Stonehenge and Abu Simbel Temple and be inspired by the first stargazers who laid…

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Magic Treehouse: Space Mission

February 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 25, 2018

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

Travel with the brother-sister duo, Jack and Annie, in their Magic Treehouse as they discover a note that asks them to answer a series of six questions about space. With the help of an astronomer, the Internet, an astronaut, books and the writer of the mysterious note, Jack and Annie are taken on a wondrous journey of adventure and learning. This exciting voyage will carry visitors to the planets and far out into the universe where Jack and Annie nearly get…

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Cosmic Journey

February 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Volcanoes tower 80,000 feet above a barren surface. Monstrous hurricanes rage for 400 years. And multicolored rings sit suspended in space. In "Cosmic Journey: A solar system adventure," you will travel through our solar system faster than the speed of light, taking in the wonders of the planets and their moons. 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…

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The First Stargazers

February 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until February 23, 2018

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

Journey back in time to explore how the first stargazers experienced the sky above. Your guide is Nashira, a friendly time traveler who has visited earth many times before. Witness the very first stargazer making a moon calendar out of animal bone 30,000 years ago. Discover the ancient pyramids of Giza and their alignment to the skies. See stunning digital re-creations of the Parthenon, Alexandria Library, Stonehenge and Abu Simbel Temple and be inspired by the first stargazers who laid…

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Magic Treehouse: Space Mission

February 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 25, 2018

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

Travel with the brother-sister duo, Jack and Annie, in their Magic Treehouse as they discover a note that asks them to answer a series of six questions about space. With the help of an astronomer, the Internet, an astronaut, books and the writer of the mysterious note, Jack and Annie are taken on a wondrous journey of adventure and learning. This exciting voyage will carry visitors to the planets and far out into the universe where Jack and Annie nearly get…

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The First Stargazers

February 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until February 23, 2018

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

Journey back in time to explore how the first stargazers experienced the sky above. Your guide is Nashira, a friendly time traveler who has visited earth many times before. Witness the very first stargazer making a moon calendar out of animal bone 30,000 years ago. Discover the ancient pyramids of Giza and their alignment to the skies. See stunning digital re-creations of the Parthenon, Alexandria Library, Stonehenge and Abu Simbel Temple and be inspired by the first stargazers who laid…

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Magic Treehouse: Space Mission

February 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 25, 2018

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

Travel with the brother-sister duo, Jack and Annie, in their Magic Treehouse as they discover a note that asks them to answer a series of six questions about space. With the help of an astronomer, the Internet, an astronaut, books and the writer of the mysterious note, Jack and Annie are taken on a wondrous journey of adventure and learning. This exciting voyage will carry visitors to the planets and far out into the universe where Jack and Annie nearly get…

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The First Stargazers

February 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until February 23, 2018

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

Journey back in time to explore how the first stargazers experienced the sky above. Your guide is Nashira, a friendly time traveler who has visited earth many times before. Witness the very first stargazer making a moon calendar out of animal bone 30,000 years ago. Discover the ancient pyramids of Giza and their alignment to the skies. See stunning digital re-creations of the Parthenon, Alexandria Library, Stonehenge and Abu Simbel Temple and be inspired by the first stargazers who laid…

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Magic Treehouse: Space Mission

February 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 25, 2018

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

Travel with the brother-sister duo, Jack and Annie, in their Magic Treehouse as they discover a note that asks them to answer a series of six questions about space. With the help of an astronomer, the Internet, an astronaut, books and the writer of the mysterious note, Jack and Annie are taken on a wondrous journey of adventure and learning. This exciting voyage will carry visitors to the planets and far out into the universe where Jack and Annie nearly get…

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March 2018

Sesame Street: One World, One Sky

March 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 25, 2018

One event on June 5, 2018 at 10:00am

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 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 the day and night sky, learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the sun and the moon.  Along the way, they learn how…

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Dawn of the Space Age

March 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Experience the exciting beginnings of space travel, from the launch of Sputnik 1 to the Apollo landings on the moon, and from the assembly of the International Space Station to the first private space flights. Trace the initial competition of political systems for supremacy in space, and the peaceful collaboration between nations today. Join in the vivid, historically accurate reconstruction of humans first steps into the cosmos. Learn about the men and women who braved the risks of space travel.…

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Sesame Street: One World, One Sky

March 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 25, 2018

One event on June 5, 2018 at 10:00am

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 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 the day and night sky, learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the sun and the moon.  Along the way, they learn how…

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Sesame Street: One World, One Sky

March 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 25, 2018

One event on June 5, 2018 at 10:00am

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 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 the day and night sky, learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the sun and the moon.  Along the way, they learn how…

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Sesame Street: One World, One Sky

March 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 25, 2018

One event on June 5, 2018 at 10:00am

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 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 the day and night sky, learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the sun and the moon.  Along the way, they learn how…

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April 2018

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

April 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until April 29, 2018

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

Join two children on a magical journey through the solar system, aided by a talking astronomy book, a cardboard rocket, and a vivid imagination. During this imaginative show, audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, and discover the secrets of the solar system. 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…

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Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe

April 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until April 27, 2018

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

The night is an eye, both dark and bright.  It forces us to look up and ask ourselves questions about our place in the cosmos, our origins, and what is beyond the horizon.  Using spectacular visuals and stunning sound, audiences tour six ancient Mayan temples: San Gervasio, Chichen Itzá, Uxmal, Edzna, Palenque and Bonampak. Along the way they dive into Mayan knowledge of the sky exploring the movement of the sun, the moon and Venus. Find Balam the Jaguar constellation…

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Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

April 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until April 29, 2018

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

Join two children on a magical journey through the solar system, aided by a talking astronomy book, a cardboard rocket, and a vivid imagination. During this imaginative show, audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, and discover the secrets of the solar system. 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…

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Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe

April 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until April 27, 2018

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

The night is an eye, both dark and bright.  It forces us to look up and ask ourselves questions about our place in the cosmos, our origins, and what is beyond the horizon.  Using spectacular visuals and stunning sound, audiences tour six ancient Mayan temples: San Gervasio, Chichen Itzá, Uxmal, Edzna, Palenque and Bonampak. Along the way they dive into Mayan knowledge of the sky exploring the movement of the sun, the moon and Venus. Find Balam the Jaguar constellation…

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Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

April 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until April 29, 2018

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

Join two children on a magical journey through the solar system, aided by a talking astronomy book, a cardboard rocket, and a vivid imagination. During this imaginative show, audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, and discover the secrets of the solar system. 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…

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Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe

April 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until April 27, 2018

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

The night is an eye, both dark and bright.  It forces us to look up and ask ourselves questions about our place in the cosmos, our origins, and what is beyond the horizon.  Using spectacular visuals and stunning sound, audiences tour six ancient Mayan temples: San Gervasio, Chichen Itzá, Uxmal, Edzna, Palenque and Bonampak. Along the way they dive into Mayan knowledge of the sky exploring the movement of the sun, the moon and Venus. Find Balam the Jaguar constellation…

Find out more »

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

April 22, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until April 29, 2018

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

Join two children on a magical journey through the solar system, aided by a talking astronomy book, a cardboard rocket, and a vivid imagination. During this imaginative show, audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, and discover the secrets of the solar system. 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…

Find out more »

Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe

April 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until April 27, 2018

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

The night is an eye, both dark and bright.  It forces us to look up and ask ourselves questions about our place in the cosmos, our origins, and what is beyond the horizon.  Using spectacular visuals and stunning sound, audiences tour six ancient Mayan temples: San Gervasio, Chichen Itzá, Uxmal, Edzna, Palenque and Bonampak. Along the way they dive into Mayan knowledge of the sky exploring the movement of the sun, the moon and Venus. Find Balam the Jaguar constellation…

Find out more »

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

April 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until April 29, 2018

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

Join two children on a magical journey through the solar system, aided by a talking astronomy book, a cardboard rocket, and a vivid imagination. During this imaginative show, audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, and discover the secrets of the solar system. 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…

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May 2018

Cosmic Recipe

May 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The famous astronomer Carl Sagan once said: “If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” Though that may sound crazy, Sagan was onto something big. Want to know what? Pull up a chair at the planetarium’s Periodic Table and learn the cosmic recipes that created everything in our world — even humans. Discover how the Big Bang cooked up everyday elements such as the calcium in our teeth, the silicon in our smart…

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June 2018

Sesame Street: One World, One Sky

June 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until March 25, 2018

One event on June 5, 2018 at 10:00am

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 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 the day and night sky, learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the sun and the moon.  Along the way, they learn how…

Find out more »
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