Emera Astronomy Center is currently closed in efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19. 

We look forward to welcoming our visitors back to our programs as soon as possible and hope you stay safe during this time.  Please check this website and our Facebook page regularly for updates and information on our future return to normal operations.

Above are lists of some of our favorite online resources for exploring and learning about this incredible Universe.  Click the boxes above to explore our Universe, find out about our online experiences, see activities for students of all ages, and much more!

Welcome to the Emera Astronomy Center and M.F. Jordan Planetarium! Our center offers numerous public programs and is the perfect spot for field trips, space-based birthday parties, or any other occasion. Join us for an out of this world experience.

Thank you to our media sponsor:

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And our annual sponsors:

If you are interested in receiving our monthly email newsletter you can sign up by clicking the link. The newsletter highlights upcoming shows, special events, and things to be on the lookout for in the sky.


Donations help secure the future of the Jordan Planetarium and observatory here at the University of Maine.  They assist in acquiring new programming, keeping our technology up to date, and providing numerous astronomy and science opportunities for students of all ages and the general public.

Donations to the astronomy center can be made here.