Public Shows & Events

Programs this Week

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 207.581.1341, or at our ticket box office prior to the show.

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Upcoming Monthly Schedule


 

 

July

Thursday, July 6 @ 2 PM – Life of Trees

Tuesday July, 11 @ 2 PM – Secret of the Cardboard Rocket*

Thursday, July 13 @ 2 PM – Earth, Moon, and Sun*

Tuesday, July 18 @ 2 PM – Astronaut

Thursday, July 20 @ 2 PM – Back to the Moon for Good!

Tuesday, July 25 @ 2 PM – Magic Treehouse: Space Mission*

Thursday, July 27 @ 2 PM – In My Backyard*

Fridays @ 7 PM – Dawn of the Space Age

Sundays @ 2 PM – Secret of the Cardboard Rocket*

August

Tuesday, August 1 @ 2 PM – To Space and Back

Thursday, August 3 @ 2 PM – One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure*

Tuesday, August 8 @ 2 PM – Cosmic Journey*

Thursday, August 10 @ 2 PM – Cosmic Colors*

Tuesday, August 15 @ 2 PM – Secret of the Cardboard Rocket*

Thursday, August 17 @ 2 PM – The Little Star That Could*

Tuesday, August 22 @ 2 PM – Black Holes

Thursday, August 24 @ 2 PM – Magic Treehouse: Space Mission*

Tuesday, August 29 @ 2 PM – Astronaut

Thursday, August 31 @ 2 PM – Life of Trees

Fridays @ 7 PM – Totality: Explore the Wonder of Eclipses

Sundays @ 2 PM – Polaris: Mystery of the Polar Night*

September

Fridays @ 7 PM – The Tonight Show

Sundays @ 2 PM – In My Backyard*

October

Fridays @ 7 PM – Mysteries of the Unseen World

Sundays @ 2 PM – Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus & Andromeda*

November

Fridays @ 7 PM – Phantom of the Universe

Sundays @ 2 PM – Cosmic Journey*

December

Fridays @ 7 PM – Mystery of the Christmas Star

Sundays @ 2 PM – Legends of the Night Sky: Orion*

*This show is designed for younger audiences.
**Monthly Homeschool Show – Open to the General Public as well.

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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.

 

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