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The First Stargazers


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February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on [day], repeating until February 23, 2018

$4 - $12

Journey back in time to explore how the first stargazers experienced the sky! Your guide is Nashira, a friendly time traveler who has visited Earth many times before. Witness the very first stargazer making a Moon calendar out of animal bone 30,000 years ago. Discover the ancient pyramids of Giza and their alignment to the skies. See stunning digital re-creations of the Parthenon, Alexandria Library, Stonehenge and Abu Simbel Temple and be inspired by the first stargazers who laid down the foundations of modern-day astronomy. Learn how astronomical observations have shaped human history and thought.

Details

Date:
February 16
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$4 - $12
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://astro.umaine.edu