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 – Arora: Tales of the Northern Lights

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – The Christmas Star

Music Show – Let it Snow: A Holiday Music Journey
Sundays @ 4:00 PM

Tuesday, December 14th @ 10:00 AM
Arora: Tales of the Northern Lights**



Fridays @ 7:00 PM – EXO: Are We Alone?

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Magic Treehouse: Space Mission*

Music Shows – Prince: Purple Rain Planetarium
Sundays @ 4:00 PM

Tuesday, January 11th @ 10:00 AM

Science Lecture Series
Thursday, January 13th @ 7:00 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.

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.