Public Shows & Events

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


The Versant Power Astronomy Center will be closed from December 23 until January 3rd for the Holiday Season.

Fridays @ 7:00 PM – The Arctic: Our Last Great Wilderness

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – The Christmas Star*

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

Tuesday, December 12 @ 10:00 AM – Earth, Moon, and Sun**

Saturday, December 16 @ 7:00 PM – Meditations on Perihelion



Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Expedition Reef

Sundays @ 2:00 PM –  Magic Tree House: Space Mission*

Music ShowsU2: The Planetarium Experience
Sundays @ 4:00 PM

Tuesday, January 9 @ 10:00 am – Secret of the Cardboard Rocket**


*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.