Visiting the Versant Power Astronomy Center

Our center provides engaging astronomy and science experiences to all ages. Click on the images below to learn more about scheduling your school field trip, book a private show or event, or celebrate a birthday in a stellar way!

The planetarium also offers shows open to the public. Check out our calendar to plan your visit and reserve tickets.

Public Planetarium Shows

Reservation Request

  • The maximum seating for one showing is 50 people.
  • The maximum seating for one showing is 50 people.
  • Select from this pull-down list of programs. For more program information, read the Show Descriptions and return to this form. --If other, please specify your needs in the COMMENTS section.
  • Please indicate your preferred DATES and TIMES

    We will make every effort to schedule your first choice. Use the Comments space below to explain schedule preferences for multiple showings. --Allow for travel both ways and approximately one hour for any program plus 30 minutes between presentations in the case of multiple presentations--
  • (e.g. Fridays in April, The week of May 6th, etc.)
  • (e.g. between 9:00am and 12:00pm)
  • Please use the space to ask questions, indicate special needs or requests, and give any additional information relating to your reservation.

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.