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Emera Astronomy Center

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167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
https://calendar.umaine.edu/venue/emera-astronomy-center/

January 2019

Expedition Reef

January 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$4 – $12

Explore the secrets of the “rainforests of the sea” and embark on an oceanic safari to the world’s most vibrant and endangered marine ecosystems – coral reefs. Discover how corals grow, feed, reproduce, and support marine life on Earth This fulldome planetarium show provides an up-close look at a part of our planet many people have never experienced. The program includes a look at UMaine's Coral Reef Research and a tour of the night sky!

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Magic Treehouse: Space Mission

January 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$4 – $12

Travel with 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. The program includes a tour of the night sky!

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Lunar Eclipse – Totality program

January 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$4 – $12

Explore the incredible phenomena of Eclipses, both Lunar and Solar. How and why do they occur? What can we observe and learn from these spectacular displays of nature? From spectacular space environments to the very human experiences that happen when you are caught in the shadow of the Moon and the Sun is plunged into a total solar eclipse, this program will help you understand these fascinating events. Take a special look at the January 20/21 Total Lunare Eclipse and…

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Expedition Reef

January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$4 – $12

Explore the secrets of the “rainforests of the sea” and embark on an oceanic safari to the world’s most vibrant and endangered marine ecosystems – coral reefs. Discover how corals grow, feed, reproduce, and support marine life on Earth This fulldome planetarium show provides an up-close look at a part of our planet many people have never experienced. The program includes a look at UMaine's Coral Reef Research and a tour of the night sky!

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Magic Treehouse: Space Mission

January 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$4 – $12

Travel with 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. The program includes a tour of the night sky!

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