Public Shows & Events

Versant Power Astronomy Center is pleased to host public shows with new guidelines to help keep our visitors and staff safe.  Click here to learn more about these guidelines. We are excited to be able to share the universe with you in person! 


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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Upcoming Monthly Schedule


Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Big Astronomy – People, Places, Discoveries!

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Spooky Space*

Tuesday, October 6 @ 10:00 AM – The Secrets of Gravity**

Music Show – The Beatles: A Day in the Planetarium
Fridays @ 9:00 PM – October 9, 16, 23 & 30



Fridays @ 7:00 PM – From Dream to Discovery: Inside NASA

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Lucia: Secrets of Shooting Stars*

Tuesday, November 3 @ 10:00 AM – Earth, Moon, and Sun**

*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.