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The First Stargazers

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until February 23, 2018

Journey back in time to explore how the first stargazers experienced the sky above. Your guide is Nashira, a friendly time traveler who has visited Earth many times before.  Witness the very first stargazer making a Moon calendar out of animal bone 30,000 years ago. Discover the ancient pyramids of Giza and their alignment to the skies.  See stunning digital re-creations of the Parthenon, Alexandria Library, Stonehenge and Abu Simbel Temple and be inspired by the first stargazers who laid down the foundations of modern-day astronomy.

Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $4 for children under 12. Click here to view our calendar.

Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at 207.581.1341, or at our ticket box office prior to the show.

Details

Date:
February 9
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Organizer

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

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