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February 2020

To Space and Back

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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To Space and Back 16 x 9

Space exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives. It is helping us to discover a universe of unimaginable scale and beauty, and it is reaching down into our world and influencing the way we live. To Space & Back takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and incredible engineering, describing how the technology that transports us…

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Ozzy Osbourne: SATOllites

February 28 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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For almost fifty years, Ozzy Osbourne has been at the forefront of hard rock and heavy metal. Join us at the Emera Astronomy Center for Ozzy Osbourne: SATOllites, where you will travel through the astral plane to the music of this heavy metal icon. From his first breakthrough solo albums featuring the classical riffing of Randy Rhoads, through the Jake E. Lee years and Zakk Wylde's headbanging harmonics, metal heads and hard rock enthusiasts won't want to miss this celebration…

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March 2020

Magic Tree House: Space Mission

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 29, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
+ Google Map
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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Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Secret of the Cardboard Rocket 16 x 9

Join two children on a magical journey through the Solar System, aided by a talking astronomy book, a cardboard rocket, and a vivid imagination. During this imaginative show, audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, and discover the secrets of the Solar System. Trailer 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…

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We Are Stars

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until March 27, 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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The Beatles: A Day in the Planetarium

March 6 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Friday, repeating until March 27, 2020

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

The Beatles: A Day in the Planetarium features a dazzling display of lights paired with music from the legendary band. Join us for an hour-long magical tour through a selection of their greatest hits, including songs like A Hard Day's Night, Come Together, A Day in the Life, Yellow Submarine, and more! Journey across the universe without having to leave your seat, here at the Emera Astronomy Center. Tickets are $8 for general admission. Music programs may contain explicit lyrics, and…

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Magic Tree House: Space Mission

March 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 29, 2020

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

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until March 27, 2020

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

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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The Beatles: A Day in the Planetarium

March 13 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Friday, repeating until March 27, 2020

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

The Beatles: A Day in the Planetarium features a dazzling display of lights paired with music from the legendary band. Join us for an hour-long magical tour through a selection of their greatest hits, including songs like A Hard Day's Night, Come Together, A Day in the Life, Yellow Submarine, and more! Journey across the universe without having to leave your seat, here at the Emera Astronomy Center. Tickets are $8 for general admission. Music programs may contain explicit lyrics, and…

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Magic Tree House: Space Mission

March 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 29, 2020

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

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until March 27, 2020

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

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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The Beatles: A Day in the Planetarium

March 20 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Friday, repeating until March 27, 2020

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

The Beatles: A Day in the Planetarium features a dazzling display of lights paired with music from the legendary band. Join us for an hour-long magical tour through a selection of their greatest hits, including songs like A Hard Day's Night, Come Together, A Day in the Life, Yellow Submarine, and more! Journey across the universe without having to leave your seat, here at the Emera Astronomy Center. Tickets are $8 for general admission. Music programs may contain explicit lyrics, and…

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Expedition Reef

March 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Explore the secrets of the "rainforests of the sea" and embark on an oceanic safari to the world’s most vibrant and endangered marine ecosystems – coral reefs.  Discover how corals grow, feed, reproduce, and support over 25% of all marine life on Earth — while facing unprecedented threats from climate change, habitat destruction, and overfishing.  Although they line about a third of tropical coastlines, reefs comprise less than one percent of the world's ocean environments, showing how precious and fragile…

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Magic Tree House: Space Mission

March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 29, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
+ Google Map
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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Áróra: Tales of the Northern Lights

March 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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An immersive fulldome experience about the exquisite beauty of Auroras. Take a journey across time and space to understand the science behind the phenomena and to experience the stories of our ancestors. Guided by the lullaby of the Dawn Goddess, this cinematic adventure invites the audience to join the dance of these eerie lights over remote Icelandic landscapes, learn why they appear, and explore numerous legends of these incredible phenomena. Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for…

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We Are Stars

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until March 27, 2020

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

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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The Beatles: A Day in the Planetarium

March 27 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Friday, repeating until March 27, 2020

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

The Beatles: A Day in the Planetarium features a dazzling display of lights paired with music from the legendary band. Join us for an hour-long magical tour through a selection of their greatest hits, including songs like A Hard Day's Night, Come Together, A Day in the Life, Yellow Submarine, and more! Journey across the universe without having to leave your seat, here at the Emera Astronomy Center. Tickets are $8 for general admission. Music programs may contain explicit lyrics, and…

Find out more »

Magic Tree House: Space Mission

March 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 29, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
+ Google Map
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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April 2020

Dynamic Earth

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 24, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
+ Google Map
Dynamic Earth 16x9 poster

Explore the inner workings of Earth’s climate system with visualizations based on satellite monitoring data and advanced supercomputer simulations. This exciting program follows a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking systems that shape our climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere. Audiences will ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into roiling volcanoes. We explore the relationship…

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U2 – The Planetarium Experience

April 3 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 24, 2020

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

Experience one of the greatest bands of the last two decades: U2 in the first ever full-dome production featuring their timeless classics and modern hits. The show includes hits like “Where the Streets Have No Name”, “With or Without You”, “Beautiful Day”, “Mysterious Ways” and “Elevation”, and many more all set to stunning fulldome visuals.  A treat for all U2 fans! Tickets are $8 for general admission. Music programs may contain explicit lyrics, and are intended for adult audiences. All music programs may contain bright flashing lights and…

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The Secrets of Gravity

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until April 26, 2020

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

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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Habitat Earth

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Living networks connect and support life forms large and small—from colonies of tiny microbes and populations of massive whales to ever-expanding human societies. Discover what it means to live in today’s connected world in Habitat Earth. Through stunning visualizations of the natural world, dive below the ocean’s surface to explore the dynamic relationships found in kelp forest ecosystems, travel beneath the forest floor to see how Earth’s tallest trees rely on tiny fungi to survive, and journey to new heights…

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Dynamic Earth

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 24, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
+ Google Map
Dynamic Earth 16x9 poster

Explore the inner workings of Earth’s climate system with visualizations based on satellite monitoring data and advanced supercomputer simulations. This exciting program follows a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking systems that shape our climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere. Audiences will ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into roiling volcanoes. We explore the relationship…

Find out more »

U2 – The Planetarium Experience

April 10 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 24, 2020

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

Experience one of the greatest bands of the last two decades: U2 in the first ever full-dome production featuring their timeless classics and modern hits. The show includes hits like “Where the Streets Have No Name”, “With or Without You”, “Beautiful Day”, “Mysterious Ways” and “Elevation”, and many more all set to stunning fulldome visuals.  A treat for all U2 fans! Tickets are $8 for general admission. Music programs may contain explicit lyrics, and are intended for adult audiences. All music programs may contain bright flashing lights and…

Find out more »

The Secrets of Gravity

April 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until April 26, 2020

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

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…

Find out more »

Dynamic Earth

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 24, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
+ Google Map
Dynamic Earth 16x9 poster

Explore the inner workings of Earth’s climate system with visualizations based on satellite monitoring data and advanced supercomputer simulations. This exciting program follows a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking systems that shape our climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere. Audiences will ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into roiling volcanoes. We explore the relationship…

Find out more »

U2 – The Planetarium Experience

April 17 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 24, 2020

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

Experience one of the greatest bands of the last two decades: U2 in the first ever full-dome production featuring their timeless classics and modern hits. The show includes hits like “Where the Streets Have No Name”, “With or Without You”, “Beautiful Day”, “Mysterious Ways” and “Elevation”, and many more all set to stunning fulldome visuals.  A treat for all U2 fans! Tickets are $8 for general admission. Music programs may contain explicit lyrics, and are intended for adult audiences. All music programs may contain bright flashing lights and…

Find out more »

The Secrets of Gravity

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until April 26, 2020

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

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…

Find out more »

Expedition Reef

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
+ Google Map

Explore the secrets of the "rainforests of the sea" and embark on an oceanic safari to the world’s most vibrant and endangered marine ecosystems – coral reefs.  Discover how corals grow, feed, reproduce, and support over 25% of all marine life on Earth — while facing unprecedented threats from climate change, habitat destruction, and overfishing.  Although they line about a third of tropical coastlines, reefs comprise less than one percent of the world's ocean environments, showing how precious and fragile…

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Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Secret of the Cardboard Rocket 16 x 9

Join two children on a magical journey through the Solar System, aided by a talking astronomy book, a cardboard rocket, and a vivid imagination. During this imaginative show, audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, and discover the secrets of the Solar System. Trailer 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…

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Dawn of the Space Age

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Dawn of the Space Age show poster

Experience the exciting beginnings of space travel, from the launch of Sputnik 1 to the Apollo landings on the Moon, and from the assembly of the International Space Station to the first private space flights. Trace the initial competition of political systems for supremacy in space, and the peaceful collaboration between nations today. Join in the vivid, historically accurate reconstruction of humans first steps into the cosmos. Learn about the men and women who braved the risks of space travel.…

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Cosmic Colors

April 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Cosmic Colors 16:9 poster

From northern lights to garden flowers, color fills our lives and “Cosmic Colors” explains how we use the rainbow to see, understand and explore our universe. Visitors learn more about the electromagnetic spectrum, the Northern Lights and get a tour of the night sky! 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…

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Magic Tree House: Space Mission

April 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
+ Google Map
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……

Find out more »

Dynamic Earth

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 24, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
+ Google Map
Dynamic Earth 16x9 poster

Explore the inner workings of Earth’s climate system with visualizations based on satellite monitoring data and advanced supercomputer simulations. This exciting program follows a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking systems that shape our climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere. Audiences will ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into roiling volcanoes. We explore the relationship…

Find out more »

U2 – The Planetarium Experience

April 24 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 24, 2020

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

Experience one of the greatest bands of the last two decades: U2 in the first ever full-dome production featuring their timeless classics and modern hits. The show includes hits like “Where the Streets Have No Name”, “With or Without You”, “Beautiful Day”, “Mysterious Ways” and “Elevation”, and many more all set to stunning fulldome visuals.  A treat for all U2 fans! Tickets are $8 for general admission. Music programs may contain explicit lyrics, and are intended for adult audiences. All music programs may contain bright flashing lights and…

Find out more »

The Secrets of Gravity

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until April 26, 2020

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

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…

Find out more »

May 2020

Cosmic Colors

May 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
+ Google Map
Cosmic Colors 16:9 poster

From northern lights to garden flowers, color fills our lives and “Cosmic Colors” explains how we use the rainbow to see, understand and explore our universe. Visitors learn more about the electromagnetic spectrum, the Northern Lights and get a tour of the night sky! 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…

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Incoming!

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Asteroids and comets have collided with our planet throughout its history, changing the course of life on Earth and shaping the world we know today. Real-time data from current NASA missions help audiences explore the past, present, and future of our Solar System. Take a journey through the dynamic story of our cosmic origins. Discover what these impacts from above can teach us—and how scientific advances may allow us to find and track cosmic threats before they reach planet Earth.…

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Cosmic Colors

May 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
+ Google Map
Cosmic Colors 16:9 poster

From northern lights to garden flowers, color fills our lives and “Cosmic Colors” explains how we use the rainbow to see, understand and explore our universe. Visitors learn more about the electromagnetic spectrum, the Northern Lights and get a tour of the night sky! 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…

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Cosmic Colors

May 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
+ Google Map
Cosmic Colors 16:9 poster

From northern lights to garden flowers, color fills our lives and “Cosmic Colors” explains how we use the rainbow to see, understand and explore our universe. Visitors learn more about the electromagnetic spectrum, the Northern Lights and get a tour of the night sky! 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…

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Cosmic Colors

May 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
+ Google Map
Cosmic Colors 16:9 poster

From northern lights to garden flowers, color fills our lives and “Cosmic Colors” explains how we use the rainbow to see, understand and explore our universe. Visitors learn more about the electromagnetic spectrum, the Northern Lights and get a tour of the night sky! 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…

Find out more »

Cosmic Colors

May 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Cosmic Colors 16:9 poster

From northern lights to garden flowers, color fills our lives and “Cosmic Colors” explains how we use the rainbow to see, understand and explore our universe. Visitors learn more about the electromagnetic spectrum, the Northern Lights and get a tour of the night sky! 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…

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June 2020

Earth, Moon, and Sun

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Earth Moon Sun 16 x 9

Earth, Moon, & Sun is a fast-paced full dome demonstration of lunar phases, eclipses, day and night, the sun and other puzzling events with the help of a confused coyote. This program beautifully illustrates basic concepts like moon phases and seasons. Based on the trickster of Native American lore, Coyote is constantly corrected in his misunderstandings of how things work. A live tour of the Maine sky and its beautiful constellations completes this micro-unit of astronomy. Trailer Tickets for planetarium programs…

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