Public Shows & Events

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Programs this Week

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

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Upcoming Monthly Schedule


Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Expedition Reef

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda*

Music Shows – Wish You Were Here
Sundays @ 4:00 PM


Friends and Family Weekend 2021

Friday, September 24

7:00 PM – Expedition Reef
9:00 PM – Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here

Saturday, September 25

11:00 AM – From Dream to Discovery: Inside NASA
12:30 PM – Phantom of the Universe
2:00 PM – Habitat Earth
3:30 PM – Astronaut
5:00 PM – Black Holes

Sunday, September 26

12:30 PM – The Sun: Our Living Star
2:00 PM – Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus & Andromeda
4:00 PM – Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here


Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Climate Change In Our Backyard

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Halloween – Celestial Origins

Music Show – The Beatles: A Day at the Planetarium
Sundays @ 4:00 PM

Tuesday, October 12th @ 10:00 AM
Magic Tree House: Space Mission**


Science Lecture Series

What if the Moon didn’t exist?

Thursday, October 14th @ 7:00 pm

*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.


Donations to the astronomy center can be made here.