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Legends of the Night Sky: Orion
January 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
One event on January 12, 2020 at 2:00 pm
One event on January 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm
One event on January 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm
Sundays – January 5, 12, 19, & 26
Take a fun and lighthearted look at the myths and stories associated with the constellation Orion, the great hunter of the winter sky. Orion comes to life in a fun-filled, animated accompanied by narrators Aesop the owl and Socrates the mouse as we follow Orion’s adventures as he grows to manhood, battles mythical beasts, foils the plot of an evil king and wins the heart of Artemis, the beautiful moon goddess. We learn how the constellation Orion was placed in the sky, forever turning overhead throughout the seasons. The program includes a live sky lecture showing where Orion and his companions are located in the Winter Skies.
FMI: (207) 581-1341 or http://astro.umaine.edu