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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The Versant Power Astronomy Center no longer requires visitors to wear facemasks while visiting the Astronomy Center. However, practice of safe social distancing and mask wearing is still encouraged for all attendees.

Upcoming Monthly Schedule


Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Living Worlds

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Spooky Space*

Music Show – Monster Mash: A Holiday Spooktacular!
Sundays @ 4:00 PM

Tuesday, October 11@ 2:00 PM – Magic Tree House: Space Mission**


Friends and Family Weekend 2022
October 1-2

Saturday, October 1

10:00 am – Black Holes

11:30 am – EXO: Are We Alone? 

1:00 pm – Explore!

2:30 pm – Big Astronomy: People, Places, and Discoveries!

4:00 pm – Secrets of the Universe


Sunday, October 2

11:00 am – We Are Stars

12:30 pm – Incoming!

2:00 pm – Spooky Space*

4:00 pm – Music Show: Monster Mash: A Holiday Spooktacular!


Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Rising Star: A South African Astronomy Journey

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Fly Me to the Moon *

Music Shows – The Wall: Pink Floyd
Sundays @ 4:00 PM

Tuesday, November 8 @ 10 AM
3-2-1 Liftoff! **

*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.