CANCELED: Magic Treehouse: Space Visit

CANCELED: All public programs and K-12 field trips currently scheduled through April 30, 2020 have been canceled. Sundays – March 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 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. […]

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CANCELED: The Beatles: A Day in the Planetarium

CANCELED: All public programs and K-12 field trips currently scheduled through April 30, 2020 have been canceled. Fridays – March 6, 13, 20 & 27 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 […]

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CANCELED: We Are Stars

CANCELED: All public programs and K-12 field trips currently scheduled through April 30, 2020 have been canceled. Fridays – March 6, 13, 20, & 27 What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect life on Earth to the evolution of […]

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CANCELED: Magic Treehouse: Space Visit

CANCELED: All public programs and K-12 field trips currently scheduled through April 30, 2020 have been canceled. Sundays – March 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Solar Superstorms

A fury is building on the surface of the Sun – high-velocity jets, a fiery tsunami wave that reaches 100,000 kilometers high, rising loops of electrified gas. What’s driving these strange phenomena? How will they affect planet Earth? Find the answers as we venture into the seething interior of our star. Travel into the tangle […]

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Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus & Andromeda

Sundays – September 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 at 2:00 p.m. Witness the classic story of the beautiful but unfortunate princess Andromeda, who in divine punishment for her mother’s bragging, is sacrificed to a sea monster—and rescued by the Greek hero Perseus. The program includes a live sky tour highlighting these constellations in the […]

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Faster than Light

The impulse to strike out into the unknown, to see what’s over the horizon… is as old as humanity. Today, a whole new horizon beckons. Astronomers are racing to find habitable worlds, including any that might exist in the neighborhood of our Sun. But if we find one, how will we ever get there? How […]

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Rihanna: Diamonds

Fridays – September 6, 13, 20, & 27 at 9:00 p.m. Take a journey through space with the Grammy Award winning artist, Rihanna. Using dazzling visuals and creative expression, Rihanna: Diamonds, features this prolific artist in new and innovative ways at the Emera Astronomy Center! FMI: (207) 581-1341 or http://astro.umaine.edu

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