Public Shows & Events

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 online, by phone at 207.581.1341, or at our ticket box office prior to the show.

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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.


Upcoming Monthly Schedule

July

Tuesday, July 3 @ 2:00 PM – One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure*

Thursday, July 5 @ 2:00 PM – Polaris: Mystery of the Polar Night*

Friday, July 6 @ 2:00 PM – Cosmic Colors*

Tuesday, July 10 @ 2:00 PM – The First Stargazers

Thursday, July 12 @ 2:00 PM – Magic Treehouse: Space Mission*

Friday, July 13 @ 2:00 PM – Earth, Moon, and Sun*

Tuesday, July 17 @ 2:00 PM – Life of Trees*

Thursday, July 19 @ 2:00 PM – Secret of the Cardboard Rocket*

Friday, July 20 @ 2:00 PM – Dawn of the Space Age

Tuesday, July 24 @ 2:00 PM – To Space and Back

Thursday, July 26 @ 2:00 PM – In My Backyard*

Friday, July 27 @ 2:00 PM – Magic Treehouse: Space Mission*

Tuesday, July 31 @ 2:00 PM – Cosmic Journey

Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Cosmic Recipe

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Life of Trees*

August

Thursday, August 2 @ 2:00 PM – Black Holes

Friday, August 3 @ 2:00 PM – The Little Star That Could*

Tuesday, August 7 @ 2:00 PM – Phantom of the Universe

Thursday, August 9 @ 2:00 PM – Cosmic Colors*

Friday, August 10 @ 2:00 PM – Magic Treehouse: Space Mission*

Tuesday, August 14 @ 2:00 PM – Polaris: Mystery of the Polar Night* 

Thursday, August 16 @ 2:00 PM – Dream to Fly

Friday, August 17 @ 2:00 PM – We Are Astronomers

Tuesday, August 21 @ 2:00 PM – Secret of the Cardboard Rocket*

Thursday, August 23 @ 2:00 PM – Explore!

Friday, August 24 @ 2:00 PM – Sesame Street: One World, One Sky*

Tuesday, August 28 @ 2:00 PM – Magic Treehouse: Space Mission*

Thursday, August 30 @ 2:00 PM – Cosmic Recipe*

Friday, August 31 @ 2:00 PM – Earth, Moon, and Sun*

Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Mars 1001

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – In My Backyard*

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

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