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Rising Star: A South African Astronomy Journey

April 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Take an astronomical journey from our beginnings through the development of astronomy research in South Africa, and discover what the future of astronomy holds for the country. Dive into multi-wavelength and multi-messenger astronomy with the many remarkable facilities such as Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) and the most powerful radio telescope in the Southern Hemisphere, MeerKAT.  See how astronomy can be a powerful force in the life of a nation, and inspire the next generation of explorers.

Watch the trailer here!

 


 

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 our calendar.

Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at (207) 581-1341, or at our ticket box office prior to the show.

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Details

Date:
April 18
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Versant Power Astronomy Center
Phone:
581-1341
Email:
planetarium@maine.edu
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Venue

Versant Power Astronomy Center
167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Phone:
207-581-1341
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