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Expedition Reef

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Explore the secrets of the “rainforests of the sea” and embark on an oceanic safari to the world’s most vibrant and endangered marine ecosystems – coral reefs. Discover how corals grow, feed, reproduce, and support over 25% of all marine life on Earth – while facing unprecedented threats from climate change, habitat destruction, and overfishing. Although they line about a third of tropical coastlines, reefs comprise less than one percent of the world’s ocean environments, showing how precious and fragile these systems are. Thousands of tropical fish and colorful corals thrive in one of the largest and deepest indoor displays of living corals. Narrated by Tony Award winner Lea Salonga, Expedition Reef will immerse audiences in an undersea adventure. This fulldome planetarium show provides an up-close look at a part of our planet many people have never experienced.

FMI: planetarium@maine.edu

207-581-1341

Details

Date:
September 24
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Website:
https://astro.umaine.edu

Venue

Versant Power Astronomy Center
167 Rangeley Drive, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Phone:
(207) 581-1341
Website:
https://astro.umaine.edu

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