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Legends of the Night Sky: Orion

November 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until November 16, 2018

Sundays – December 2, 9, and 16

Take a fun and lighthearted look at the myths and stories associated with the constellation Orion, the great hunter of the winter sky. Join 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.

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Date:
November 9
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Website:
http://astro.umaine.edu

Organizer

Emera Astronomy Center
Phone:
207-581-1341
Website:
astro.umaine.edu

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