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The First Stargazers

July 31, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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 down the foundations of modern-day astronomy.

 


 

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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Date:
July 31, 2023
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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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