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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Upcoming Monthly Schedule


Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Einstein’s Gravity Playlist

Fridays @ 9:00 PM – Music Show: OneRepublic

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Polaris: Mystery of the Polar Night*

Tuesday, November 5 @ 10:00 AM – Explore!**


Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Universe

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Mystery of the Christmas Star*

Sundays @ 3:30 PM – Music Show: Let It Snow

Tuesday, December 3 @ 10:00 AM – Legends of the Night Sky: Orion**

The Emera Astronomy Center will be closed from December 21 to January 2 due to winter break.

*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.