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Emera Astronomy Center

207-581-1341|astro.umaine.edu

April 2019

Habitat Earth

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Living networks connect and support life forms large and small—from colonies of tiny microbes and populations of massive whales to ever-expanding human societies. Discover what it means to live in today’s connected world in Habitat Earth. Through stunning visualizations of the natural world, dive below the ocean’s surface to explore the dynamic relationships found in kelp forest ecosystems, travel beneath the forest floor to see how Earth’s tallest trees rely on tiny fungi to survive, and journey to new heights…

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Linkin Park Numb

April 26 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00pm on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Linkin Park Numb is an imaginative adaptation of music focusing on dazzling visuals and creative expression. Experience this diamond awarded band in new and innovative ways at Emera Astronomy Center.

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May 2019

Phantom of the Universe

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

From the journey of protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider to up-close views of the Big Bang and emergent universe, and the nearly mile-deep descent to an underground experiment, Phantom of the Universe immerses audiences in the search for dark matter. Explore this mysterious matter and look how we are getting closer to discovering its true nature. Featuring narration by Academy-Award winning actress Tilda Swinton, Phantom of the Universe showcases imagery from CERN’s Media Lab.

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Led Zeppelin Planetarium Experience

May 3 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Come experience many of Led Zeppelin’s classics songs such as Kashmir, Black Dog, Over the Hills and Far Away, Rock and Roll, and other greats are set to immersive and surrealistic visualizations in the planetarium. Timeless, ferocious, and pure rock n' roll. Climb the Stairway to Heaven with Led Zeppelin.

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Cosmic Colors

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 26, 2019

From northern lights to garden flowers, color fills our lives and “Cosmic Colors” explains how we use the rainbow to see, understand and explore our universe. Visitors learn more about the electromagnetic spectrum, the Northern Lights and get a tour of the night sky!

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Phantom of the Universe

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

From the journey of protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider to up-close views of the Big Bang and emergent universe, and the nearly mile-deep descent to an underground experiment, Phantom of the Universe immerses audiences in the search for dark matter. Explore this mysterious matter and look how we are getting closer to discovering its true nature. Featuring narration by Academy-Award winning actress Tilda Swinton, Phantom of the Universe showcases imagery from CERN’s Media Lab.

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Led Zeppelin Planetarium Experience

May 10 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Come experience many of Led Zeppelin’s classics songs such as Kashmir, Black Dog, Over the Hills and Far Away, Rock and Roll, and other greats are set to immersive and surrealistic visualizations in the planetarium. Timeless, ferocious, and pure rock n' roll. Climb the Stairway to Heaven with Led Zeppelin.

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Cosmic Colors

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 26, 2019

From northern lights to garden flowers, color fills our lives and “Cosmic Colors” explains how we use the rainbow to see, understand and explore our universe. Visitors learn more about the electromagnetic spectrum, the Northern Lights and get a tour of the night sky!

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Phantom of the Universe

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

From the journey of protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider to up-close views of the Big Bang and emergent universe, and the nearly mile-deep descent to an underground experiment, Phantom of the Universe immerses audiences in the search for dark matter. Explore this mysterious matter and look how we are getting closer to discovering its true nature. Featuring narration by Academy-Award winning actress Tilda Swinton, Phantom of the Universe showcases imagery from CERN’s Media Lab.

Find out more »

Led Zeppelin Planetarium Experience

May 17 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Come experience many of Led Zeppelin’s classics songs such as Kashmir, Black Dog, Over the Hills and Far Away, Rock and Roll, and other greats are set to immersive and surrealistic visualizations in the planetarium. Timeless, ferocious, and pure rock n' roll. Climb the Stairway to Heaven with Led Zeppelin.

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Cosmic Colors

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 26, 2019

From northern lights to garden flowers, color fills our lives and “Cosmic Colors” explains how we use the rainbow to see, understand and explore our universe. Visitors learn more about the electromagnetic spectrum, the Northern Lights and get a tour of the night sky!

Find out more »

Phantom of the Universe

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

From the journey of protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider to up-close views of the Big Bang and emergent universe, and the nearly mile-deep descent to an underground experiment, Phantom of the Universe immerses audiences in the search for dark matter. Explore this mysterious matter and look how we are getting closer to discovering its true nature. Featuring narration by Academy-Award winning actress Tilda Swinton, Phantom of the Universe showcases imagery from CERN’s Media Lab.

Find out more »

Led Zeppelin Planetarium Experience

May 24 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Come experience many of Led Zeppelin’s classics songs such as Kashmir, Black Dog, Over the Hills and Far Away, Rock and Roll, and other greats are set to immersive and surrealistic visualizations in the planetarium. Timeless, ferocious, and pure rock n' roll. Climb the Stairway to Heaven with Led Zeppelin.

Find out more »

Cosmic Colors

May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 26, 2019

From northern lights to garden flowers, color fills our lives and “Cosmic Colors” explains how we use the rainbow to see, understand and explore our universe. Visitors learn more about the electromagnetic spectrum, the Northern Lights and get a tour of the night sky!

Find out more »

Phantom of the Universe

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

From the journey of protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider to up-close views of the Big Bang and emergent universe, and the nearly mile-deep descent to an underground experiment, Phantom of the Universe immerses audiences in the search for dark matter. Explore this mysterious matter and look how we are getting closer to discovering its true nature. Featuring narration by Academy-Award winning actress Tilda Swinton, Phantom of the Universe showcases imagery from CERN’s Media Lab.

Find out more »

Led Zeppelin Planetarium Experience

May 31 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Come experience many of Led Zeppelin’s classics songs such as Kashmir, Black Dog, Over the Hills and Far Away, Rock and Roll, and other greats are set to immersive and surrealistic visualizations in the planetarium. Timeless, ferocious, and pure rock n' roll. Climb the Stairway to Heaven with Led Zeppelin.

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June 2019

Cell! Cell! Cell!

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until June 30, 2019

You are made of 70 trillion living cells. They work. They talk. They think. They are what make you alive. This is the story of the trillions of cells that form our bodies, from our beginnings as a single cell to the complexity of a whole body: it’s the story of who we are. Get shrunk down by the Shrink-a-tron, go back in time with the Retroscope and see an exploded view of all the body systems courtesy of the…

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Killer Queen

June 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

The legendary music of Queen transcends time and space. Paired with sensational visuals, Killer Queen will absolutely rock you right out of your seat! Experience sensational ballads from the acclaimed band and its astrophysicist lead guitarist at the Emera Astronomy Center!

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Incoming

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Asteroids and comets have collided with our planet throughout its history, changing the course of life on Earth and shaping the world we know today. Real-time data from current NASA missions help audiences explore the past, present, and future of our Solar System. Take a journey through the dynamic story of our cosmic origins. Discover what these impacts from above can teach us—and how scientific advances may allow us to find and track cosmic threats before they reach planet Earth.…

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Cell! Cell! Cell!

June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until June 30, 2019

You are made of 70 trillion living cells. They work. They talk. They think. They are what make you alive. This is the story of the trillions of cells that form our bodies, from our beginnings as a single cell to the complexity of a whole body: it’s the story of who we are. Get shrunk down by the Shrink-a-tron, go back in time with the Retroscope and see an exploded view of all the body systems courtesy of the…

Find out more »

Killer Queen

June 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

The legendary music of Queen transcends time and space. Paired with sensational visuals, Killer Queen will absolutely rock you right out of your seat! Experience sensational ballads from the acclaimed band and its astrophysicist lead guitarist at the Emera Astronomy Center!

Find out more »

Incoming

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Asteroids and comets have collided with our planet throughout its history, changing the course of life on Earth and shaping the world we know today. Real-time data from current NASA missions help audiences explore the past, present, and future of our Solar System. Take a journey through the dynamic story of our cosmic origins. Discover what these impacts from above can teach us—and how scientific advances may allow us to find and track cosmic threats before they reach planet Earth.…

Find out more »

Cell! Cell! Cell!

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until June 30, 2019

You are made of 70 trillion living cells. They work. They talk. They think. They are what make you alive. This is the story of the trillions of cells that form our bodies, from our beginnings as a single cell to the complexity of a whole body: it’s the story of who we are. Get shrunk down by the Shrink-a-tron, go back in time with the Retroscope and see an exploded view of all the body systems courtesy of the…

Find out more »

Killer Queen

June 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

The legendary music of Queen transcends time and space. Paired with sensational visuals, Killer Queen will absolutely rock you right out of your seat! Experience sensational ballads from the acclaimed band and its astrophysicist lead guitarist at the Emera Astronomy Center!

Find out more »

Incoming

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Asteroids and comets have collided with our planet throughout its history, changing the course of life on Earth and shaping the world we know today. Real-time data from current NASA missions help audiences explore the past, present, and future of our Solar System. Take a journey through the dynamic story of our cosmic origins. Discover what these impacts from above can teach us—and how scientific advances may allow us to find and track cosmic threats before they reach planet Earth.…

Find out more »

Cell! Cell! Cell!

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until June 30, 2019

You are made of 70 trillion living cells. They work. They talk. They think. They are what make you alive. This is the story of the trillions of cells that form our bodies, from our beginnings as a single cell to the complexity of a whole body: it’s the story of who we are. Get shrunk down by the Shrink-a-tron, go back in time with the Retroscope and see an exploded view of all the body systems courtesy of the…

Find out more »

Killer Queen

June 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

The legendary music of Queen transcends time and space. Paired with sensational visuals, Killer Queen will absolutely rock you right out of your seat! Experience sensational ballads from the acclaimed band and its astrophysicist lead guitarist at the Emera Astronomy Center!

Find out more »

Incoming

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Asteroids and comets have collided with our planet throughout its history, changing the course of life on Earth and shaping the world we know today. Real-time data from current NASA missions help audiences explore the past, present, and future of our Solar System. Take a journey through the dynamic story of our cosmic origins. Discover what these impacts from above can teach us—and how scientific advances may allow us to find and track cosmic threats before they reach planet Earth.…

Find out more »

Cell! Cell! Cell!

June 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until June 30, 2019

You are made of 70 trillion living cells. They work. They talk. They think. They are what make you alive. This is the story of the trillions of cells that form our bodies, from our beginnings as a single cell to the complexity of a whole body: it’s the story of who we are. Get shrunk down by the Shrink-a-tron, go back in time with the Retroscope and see an exploded view of all the body systems courtesy of the…

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