Public Shows & Events

Under the University of Maine COVID guidance, the Versant Power Astronomy Center is classified as an instructional area. As such, all attendees must wear facemasks covering the mouth and nose while visiting the Astronomy Center.

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


Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Legends of the Northern Sky

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Sesame Street: One World, One Sky*

Music Shows – Elton John: Crocodile Rockin’ in the Dome
Sundays @ 4:00 PM

Tuesday, May 10th @ 10:00 AM
Cosmic Journey**




Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Phantom of the Universe

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Secret of the Cardboard Rocket*

Music Show – RUSH: Moving Pictures in a Planetarium
Sundays @ 4:00 PM


*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.