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Emera Astronomy Center

207-581-1341|astro.umaine.edu

August 2019

Lucia: Mystery of Shooting Stars

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 11, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 25, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Sundays - August 4, 11, 18, 25 Vlad, a polar bear and James, a penguin, travel into space aboard the Polaris to study polar auroras. Hit by a meteorite, they crash and meet Lucia, a hummingbird who is passionate about rocks. She tells them about a legend evoking “stones of light”. Meteorites, shooting stars, these “stones of light” intrigue them all. Searching for answers, they board for the Moon, then the asteroid belt, and finally land on a comet nucleus.…

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Mars 1001

An international crew is about to embark on the first interplanetary journey in history, the first manned mission to the surface of Mars! Science reporter Miles O’Brien is reporting while events unfold for the crew on their daring 1001 day long mission. Witness firsthand their brave attempts to put human footprints on Mars and return safely to Earth. This journey will be extending our knowledge of Mars and will be determining whether or not mankind has a future among the…

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We Are Astronomers

Do you know what an astronomer does? We Are Astronomers reveals the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. See how technologies such as the Large Hadron Collider, the observatories of Chile and the Hubble Space Telescope work and how they are used by teams around the world in this entertaining planetarium show. This show is narrated by former Dr Who star David Tennant and is a visually stunning tour of contemporary astronomy!…

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Magic Treehouse: Space Mission

Travel with the brother-sister duo, Jack and Annie, in their Magic Treehouse, as they discover a note that asks them to answer a series of six questions about space. With the help of an astronomer, the Internet, an astronaut, books and the writer of the mysterious note, Jack and Annie are taken on a wondrous journey of adventure and learning. This exciting voyage will carry visitors to the planets and far out into the Universe! Based on the popular book…

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Dream to Fly

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Fridays - August 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 Have you ever thought how wonderful would it be to fly free as a bird? Discover the mystery of flight with Leonardo da Vinci, Montgolfier brothers, Wright brothers and other inventors. Experience the adventure with powerful images and music, an immense and challenging dream, since the beginning of history. Dream to Fly explores the history of flight and its most important milestones on our route to conquering the skies—both in terms…

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Coldplay: A Sky Full of Stars

August 23 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on August 9, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on August 16, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on August 23, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on August 30, 2019 at 9:00 pm

Fridays - August 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 Experience the music of Coldplay at the planetarium. This show is a compilation of their greatest hits set to stunning visuals that immerse audiences in a whole new way. FMI:  (207) 581-1341 or http://astro.umaine.edu

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Lucia: Mystery of Shooting Stars

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 11, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 25, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Sundays - August 4, 11, 18, 25 Vlad, a polar bear and James, a penguin, travel into space aboard the Polaris to study polar auroras. Hit by a meteorite, they crash and meet Lucia, a hummingbird who is passionate about rocks. She tells them about a legend evoking “stones of light”. Meteorites, shooting stars, these “stones of light” intrigue them all. Searching for answers, they board for the Moon, then the asteroid belt, and finally land on a comet nucleus.…

Find out more »

Dream to Fly

August 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Fridays - August 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 Have you ever thought how wonderful would it be to fly free as a bird? Discover the mystery of flight with Leonardo da Vinci, Montgolfier brothers, Wright brothers and other inventors. Experience the adventure with powerful images and music, an immense and challenging dream, since the beginning of history. Dream to Fly explores the history of flight and its most important milestones on our route to conquering the skies—both in terms…

Find out more »

Coldplay: A Sky Full of Stars

August 30 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 9, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on August 16, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on August 23, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on August 30, 2019 at 9:00 pm

Fridays - August 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 Experience the music of Coldplay at the planetarium. This show is a compilation of their greatest hits set to stunning visuals that immerse audiences in a whole new way. FMI:  (207) 581-1341 or http://astro.umaine.edu

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