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Emera Astronomy Center

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September 2020

We Are Stars

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until September 25, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe by following the formation of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Explore the lives and deaths of stars.  Narrated by Andy Serkis. Watch the trailer here! Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $4 for…

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Magic Tree House: Space Mission

September 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until September 27, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Magic Treehouse Space Mission 16 x 9

Travel with the brother-sister duo, Jack and Annie, in their Magic Treehouse as they discover a note that asks them to answer a series of six questions about space. With the help of an astronomer, the Internet, an astronaut, books and the writer of the mysterious note, Jack and Annie are taken on a wondrous journey of adventure and learning. This exciting voyage will carry visitors to the planets and far out into the Universe where Jack and Annie nearly get……

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October 2020

Big Astronomy – People, Places, and Discoveries!

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until October 30, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Big Astronomy – People, Places, and Discoveries!  will take audiences to cutting-edge telescopes in the remote mountains of Chile and introduce the people who make sure these instruments operate day and night, unlocking the secrets of the universe.  Explore ALMA, VLT, and the new Vera Rubin Observatory (formerly LSST) and how these incredible facilities are changing our view of the cosmos. Watch the trailer here! Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $4 for children…

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Spooky Space

October 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 25, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Looking for cosmic fun this Halloween season? Would you like to meet the spectacular stars of Halloween? Monsters, zombies, and ghosts -- and their far more terrible counterparts in space? Oh yes, space has its monsters: Black holes, zombie stars, and spectacular ghostly nebulae!  Explore these “spooky” wonders of the night sky here at the planetarium. Learn about the celestial origins of Halloween and how it is an astronomical holiday. Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens,…

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The Secrets of Gravity

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Luke is interested in the universe and its secrets. He is fascinated by the stars, the universe, and the laws of nature. One night, he sneaks into the Albert Einstein Museum where he meets ALBYX3, a small, clever but rather quirky robot who knows all about Albert Einstein and his theories. ALBY takes Luke on a magical journey through space and time during which they uncover the secrets of gravity and learn about friendship and imagination. Watch the trailer here! Tickets…

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Big Astronomy – People, Places, and Discoveries!

October 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until October 30, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Big Astronomy – People, Places, and Discoveries!  will take audiences to cutting-edge telescopes in the remote mountains of Chile and introduce the people who make sure these instruments operate day and night, unlocking the secrets of the universe.  Explore ALMA, VLT, and the new Vera Rubin Observatory (formerly LSST) and how these incredible facilities are changing our view of the cosmos. Watch the trailer here! Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $4 for children…

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Spooky Space

October 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 25, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Looking for cosmic fun this Halloween season? Would you like to meet the spectacular stars of Halloween? Monsters, zombies, and ghosts -- and their far more terrible counterparts in space? Oh yes, space has its monsters: Black holes, zombie stars, and spectacular ghostly nebulae!  Explore these “spooky” wonders of the night sky here at the planetarium. Learn about the celestial origins of Halloween and how it is an astronomical holiday. Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens,…

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Big Astronomy – People, Places, and Discoveries!

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until October 30, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Big Astronomy – People, Places, and Discoveries!  will take audiences to cutting-edge telescopes in the remote mountains of Chile and introduce the people who make sure these instruments operate day and night, unlocking the secrets of the universe.  Explore ALMA, VLT, and the new Vera Rubin Observatory (formerly LSST) and how these incredible facilities are changing our view of the cosmos. Watch the trailer here! Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $4 for children…

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Spooky Space

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 25, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Looking for cosmic fun this Halloween season? Would you like to meet the spectacular stars of Halloween? Monsters, zombies, and ghosts -- and their far more terrible counterparts in space? Oh yes, space has its monsters: Black holes, zombie stars, and spectacular ghostly nebulae!  Explore these “spooky” wonders of the night sky here at the planetarium. Learn about the celestial origins of Halloween and how it is an astronomical holiday. Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens,…

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Big Astronomy – People, Places, and Discoveries!

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until October 30, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Big Astronomy – People, Places, and Discoveries!  will take audiences to cutting-edge telescopes in the remote mountains of Chile and introduce the people who make sure these instruments operate day and night, unlocking the secrets of the universe.  Explore ALMA, VLT, and the new Vera Rubin Observatory (formerly LSST) and how these incredible facilities are changing our view of the cosmos. Watch the trailer here! Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $4 for children…

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Spooky Space

October 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 25, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Looking for cosmic fun this Halloween season? Would you like to meet the spectacular stars of Halloween? Monsters, zombies, and ghosts -- and their far more terrible counterparts in space? Oh yes, space has its monsters: Black holes, zombie stars, and spectacular ghostly nebulae!  Explore these “spooky” wonders of the night sky here at the planetarium. Learn about the celestial origins of Halloween and how it is an astronomical holiday. Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens,…

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Big Astronomy – People, Places, and Discoveries!

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until October 30, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
+ Google Map

Big Astronomy – People, Places, and Discoveries!  will take audiences to cutting-edge telescopes in the remote mountains of Chile and introduce the people who make sure these instruments operate day and night, unlocking the secrets of the universe.  Explore ALMA, VLT, and the new Vera Rubin Observatory (formerly LSST) and how these incredible facilities are changing our view of the cosmos. Watch the trailer here! Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $4 for children…

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