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Emera Astronomy Center

207-581-1341|astro.umaine.edu

January 2020

The Wall – Pink Floyd

January 31 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Fridays - January 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31 @ 9:00pm - 10:00pm Pink Floyd’s progressive 8th album is put to stunning visuals in the planetariums! The album remained on Billboard charts for an amazing 741 weeks, longer than any other record in history. Experience “The Wall” like never before. The character Pink is the world-weary focus of this concept album as he slowly isolates himself from society, represented by the metaphorical “Wall” of the album title. Rock out with…

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February 2020

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

February 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on February 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Sundays – February 2, 9, 16 & 23 at 2:00 p.m. Join two children on a magical journey through the Solar System, aided by a talking astronomy book and a cardboard rocket. Audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, explore the Moon, and discover the secrets of each of the planets. Program includes a tour of the night sky as viewed here in Maine!

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To Space and Back

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on February 14, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 28, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Fridays – February 7, 14, 21 & 28 at 7:00 p.m. Space exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives and influencing the way we live. Take an incredible journey to see how human ingenuity and incredible engineering creates the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day. What is happening above is coming back down to Earth!  

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Ozzy Osbourne: SATOllites

February 7 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on February 14, 2020 at 9:00 pm

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Fridays - 2/7/2020 - 2/28/2020 @ 9:00pm - 10:00pm For almost fifty years, Ozzy Osbourne has been at the forefront of hard rock and heavy metal. Join us at the Emera Astronomy Center for Ozzy Osbourne: SATOllites, where you will travel through the astral plane to the music of this heavy metal icon. From his first breakthrough solo albums featuring the classical riffing of Randy Rhoads, through the Jake E. Lee years and Zakk Wylde's headbanging harmonics, metal heads and…

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Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on February 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Sundays – February 2, 9, 16 & 23 at 2:00 p.m. Join two children on a magical journey through the Solar System, aided by a talking astronomy book and a cardboard rocket. Audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, explore the Moon, and discover the secrets of each of the planets. Program includes a tour of the night sky as viewed here in Maine!

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To Space and Back

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on February 14, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 28, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Fridays – February 7, 14, 21 & 28 at 7:00 p.m. Space exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives and influencing the way we live. Take an incredible journey to see how human ingenuity and incredible engineering creates the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day. What is happening above is coming back down to Earth!  

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Ozzy Osbourne: SATOllites

February 14 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on February 14, 2020 at 9:00 pm

One event on February 21, 2020 at 9:00 pm

One event on February 28, 2020 at 9:00 pm

Fridays - 2/7/2020 - 2/28/2020 @ 9:00pm - 10:00pm For almost fifty years, Ozzy Osbourne has been at the forefront of hard rock and heavy metal. Join us at the Emera Astronomy Center for Ozzy Osbourne: SATOllites, where you will travel through the astral plane to the music of this heavy metal icon. From his first breakthrough solo albums featuring the classical riffing of Randy Rhoads, through the Jake E. Lee years and Zakk Wylde's headbanging harmonics, metal heads and…

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Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on February 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Sundays – February 2, 9, 16 & 23 at 2:00 p.m. Join two children on a magical journey through the Solar System, aided by a talking astronomy book and a cardboard rocket. Audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, explore the Moon, and discover the secrets of each of the planets. Program includes a tour of the night sky as viewed here in Maine!

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Magic Treehouse: Space Visit

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. Program includes a tour of the night sky!

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Lucia: Secret of Shooting Stars

Vladimir, a polar bear and James, a penguin, travel into space aboard the Polaris to study polar auroras. Hit by a meteorite, they crash at the foot of a pre-Columbian pyramid 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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Earth, Moon, & Sun

Earth, Moon, & Sun is a fast-paced full dome demonstration of lunar phases, eclipses, day and night, the sun and other puzzling events with the help of a confused coyote. This program beautifully illustrates basic concepts like moon phases and seasons. Based on the trickster of Native American lore, Coyote is constantly corrected in his misunderstandings of how things work. A live tour of the Maine sky and its beautiful constellations completes this fun program!

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One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

Explore the night sky with your favorite friends from Sesame Street in One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure. Follow along with Big Bird, Elmo and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, as they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They explore the day and night sky, learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the Sun and the Moon. Along the way, they learn how…

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To Space and Back

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on February 14, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 28, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Fridays – February 7, 14, 21 & 28 at 7:00 p.m. Space exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives and influencing the way we live. Take an incredible journey to see how human ingenuity and incredible engineering creates the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day. What is happening above is coming back down to Earth!  

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Ozzy Osbourne: SATOllites

February 21 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on February 14, 2020 at 9:00 pm

One event on February 21, 2020 at 9:00 pm

One event on February 28, 2020 at 9:00 pm

Fridays - 2/7/2020 - 2/28/2020 @ 9:00pm - 10:00pm For almost fifty years, Ozzy Osbourne has been at the forefront of hard rock and heavy metal. Join us at the Emera Astronomy Center for Ozzy Osbourne: SATOllites, where you will travel through the astral plane to the music of this heavy metal icon. From his first breakthrough solo albums featuring the classical riffing of Randy Rhoads, through the Jake E. Lee years and Zakk Wylde's headbanging harmonics, metal heads and…

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Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on February 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Sundays – February 2, 9, 16 & 23 at 2:00 p.m. Join two children on a magical journey through the Solar System, aided by a talking astronomy book and a cardboard rocket. Audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, explore the Moon, and discover the secrets of each of the planets. Program includes a tour of the night sky as viewed here in Maine!

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To Space and Back

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on February 14, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 28, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Fridays – February 7, 14, 21 & 28 at 7:00 p.m. Space exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives and influencing the way we live. Take an incredible journey to see how human ingenuity and incredible engineering creates the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day. What is happening above is coming back down to Earth!  

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Ozzy Osbourne: SATOllites

February 28 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on February 14, 2020 at 9:00 pm

One event on February 21, 2020 at 9:00 pm

One event on February 28, 2020 at 9:00 pm

Fridays - 2/7/2020 - 2/28/2020 @ 9:00pm - 10:00pm For almost fifty years, Ozzy Osbourne has been at the forefront of hard rock and heavy metal. Join us at the Emera Astronomy Center for Ozzy Osbourne: SATOllites, where you will travel through the astral plane to the music of this heavy metal icon. From his first breakthrough solo albums featuring the classical riffing of Randy Rhoads, through the Jake E. Lee years and Zakk Wylde's headbanging harmonics, metal heads and…

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