Public Shows & Events


In support of efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19, Emera Astronomy Center at the University of Maine is closed.

All public programs and K-12 field trips currently scheduled through July 31, 2020 have been cancelled.

We look forward to welcoming our visitors back to our programs as soon as possible and encourage you to keep up to date with health protocols and information updates provided by the Maine Center for Disease Control and the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Please check our Facebook page regularly for online program offerings, virtual sky lectures, and information on our future return to normal operations. 

You can also view articles on the Emera Astronomy Center’s efforts to fight COVID-19 here!

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

If you are interested in receiving our monthly email newsletter you can sign up here.
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.