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The Christmas Star

December 12, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 19, 2021

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 19, 2021

Over the years numerous people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible and other historical texts of the time. What was the Christmas Star? Could it be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural celestial phenomena?  Explore a variety of scientific explanations for the Star of Bethlehem in this family friendly program at the planetarium.


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:
December 12, 2021
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Versant Power Astronomy Center
Phone:
581-1341
Email:
planetarium@maine.edu
Website:
astro.umaine.edu

Venue

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