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Versant Power Astronomy Center and Maynard Jordan Planetarium

207-581-1341|astro.umaine.edu

October 2021

Climate Change in Our Backyard

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until October 30, 2021

Versant Power Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Drive, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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As humans develop a much larger picture about our Earth as a whole, we are beginning to see it as a complex, interconnected, remarkable world, and one that people have impacted directly. Explore the role of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere, the natural temperature variations that the Earth has experienced over millions of years, and how humans are affecting our planet today. Learn how the University of Maine is engaged in climate research and how this affects our coastlines, forests,…

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Halloween – Celestial Origins

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 1, 2021

Versant Power Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Drive, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Vampires, Witches, Goblins, and other spooky creatures! What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes, or something more...Be it ghoulish or ghostly, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! Experience the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a "cross-quarter day." From Celtic roots around the harvest and bonfires to modern celebrations, see why the night is celebrated as one of the spirits from beyond and sweet treats! See how Samhain, and All Saints Day would eventually transform…

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The Beatles: A Day at the Planetarium

October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 1, 2021

Versant Power Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Drive, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The Beatles: A Day in the Planetarium features a dazzling display of lights paired with music from the legendary band. Join us for an hour-long magical tour through a selection of their greatest hits, including songs like A Hard Day's Night, Come Together, A Day in the Life, Yellow Submarine, and more!  Journey across the universe without having to leave your seat, here at the Versant Power Astronomy Center. FMI: planetarium@maine.edu 207-581-1341

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Climate Change in Our Backyard

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until October 30, 2021

Versant Power Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Drive, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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As humans develop a much larger picture about our Earth as a whole, we are beginning to see it as a complex, interconnected, remarkable world, and one that people have impacted directly. Explore the role of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere, the natural temperature variations that the Earth has experienced over millions of years, and how humans are affecting our planet today. Learn how the University of Maine is engaged in climate research and how this affects our coastlines, forests,…

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Halloween – Celestial Origins

October 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Versant Power Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Drive, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
+ Google Map

Vampires, Witches, Goblins, and other spooky creatures! What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes, or something more...Be it ghoulish or ghostly, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! Experience the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a "cross-quarter day." From Celtic roots around the harvest and bonfires to modern celebrations, see why the night is celebrated as one of the spirits from beyond and sweet treats! See how Samhain, and All Saints Day would eventually transform…

Find out more »

The Beatles: A Day at the Planetarium

October 31 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 1, 2021

Versant Power Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Drive, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
+ Google Map

The Beatles: A Day in the Planetarium features a dazzling display of lights paired with music from the legendary band. Join us for an hour-long magical tour through a selection of their greatest hits, including songs like A Hard Day's Night, Come Together, A Day in the Life, Yellow Submarine, and more!  Journey across the universe without having to leave your seat, here at the Versant Power Astronomy Center. FMI: planetarium@maine.edu 207-581-1341

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