Public Shows & Events

Starting June 1st we are back to having 50 seats per program!

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 at the door, online, or by phone at 207.581.1341.

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Upcoming Monthly Schedule


Tuesday, June 1 @ 10:00 AM – Magic Globe: A Story of the Seasons**

Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Mars 1001

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Secrets of Gravity*

Music Show – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Learn to Fly
Sundays @ 4:00 PM

Summer Matinee Schedule
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 2:00 PM

June 16 – Cosmic Colors

June 18 – Lucia : Secrets of Shooting Stars

June 21 – From Dream to Discovery: Inside NASA

June 23 – Magic Tree House: Space Mission

June 25 – Earth, Moon, and Sun

June 28 – Cosmic Journey

June 30 – We Are Stars


Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Astronaut

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Polaris: Mystery of the Polar Night*

Music Shows – U2
Sundays @ 4:00 PM 


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

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The newsletter highlights upcoming shows, special events, and things to be on the lookout for in the sky.

Versant Power Astronomy Center is pleased to host public shows with new guidelines to help keep our visitors and staff safe.  Click here to learn more about these guidelines. We are excited to be able to share the universe with you in person! 


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.


Donations to the astronomy center can be made here.