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Versant Power Astronomy Center and Maynard Jordan Planetarium

207-581-1341|astro.umaine.edu

February 2021

Versant Power Astronomy Center-Into the Polar Night

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 27, 2021

Versant Power Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Road, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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"Take an epic expedition to the Arctic Ocean to discover the importance of ice for planet Earth!  The Arctic sea ice groans and creaks as a massive icebreaker slowly churns through. Scientists on an ice flow call out to each other in the dark as a chainsaw cuts through the ice, exposing open ocean below.  Journey with scientists on one of the most ambitious international climate collaborations ever, MOSAiC. The Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate seeks to…

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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

Versant Power Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Road, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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"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…

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Versant Astronomy Center-Led Zeppelin:The Planetarium Experience

February 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 1, 2021

Versant Power Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Road, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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"Led Zeppelin: The Planetarium Experience is an imaginative journey through our night sky using artistic style and impressive visuals. Experience the progenitors of heavy metal in new ways at the Versant Power Astronomy Center! Tickets are $8 for general admission. Music programs may contain explicit lyrics, and are intended for adult audiences. All music programs may contain bright flashing lights and fast-moving images, which have been known to trigger seizures with those with photosensitive epilepsy. Viewer discretion is advised. Tickets may be…

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