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Versant Power Astronomy Center-Legends of the Night Sky: Orion

February 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 1, 2021

“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.


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, or by phone at 207.581.1341 (taken from https://astro.umaine.edu/events-calendar/legends-of-the-night-sky-orion-3/2021-02-14/).”

For more information, please visit: https://astro.umaine.edu/events-calendar/legends-of-the-night-sky-orion-3/2021-02-14/


Versant Power Astronomy Center
167 Rangeley Road, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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(207) 581-1341

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