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Legends of the Night Sky: Orion

February 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until February 27, 2022

Sundays – February 6, 13, 20 & 27 at 2:00pm

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.

Details

Date:
February 6
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Website:
https://astro.umaine.edu/event/legends-of-the-night-sky-orion-4/2022-02-13/

Organizer

Shawn Laatsch
Phone:
(207) 581-1341
Email:
planetarium@maine.edu
Website:
http://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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