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2014
Spring Family Star Shows


The Jordan Planetarium is closing its dome at the end of April.
The last group show will be April 18 and the last public show will be April 28

 

China lands on the moon

On December 14, 2013 China became the third country to perform a soft landing on the moon. This is the first soft landing since the USSR's Luna 24 in 1976

 

 

Jordan Observatory

Free Telescope Viewing Hours

Open Clear Friday and Saturday Evenings

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The Chang'e 3 lander and Yutu rover may help NASA with current and future lunar missions

MAYNARD F. JORDAN PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY

Yankee Magazine "Best of New England"

The Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium was named
"Best Bargain in Maine 2011".

Index to these pages ~ Information galore

MISSIONS
Star shows for groups and families. Public show schedules, field trip information, visitor gallery and a complete list of show descriptions.

OBSERVATORY
Telescope viewing schedule and info about the Maynard F. Jordan Observatory. History, current sky tour, schedule, weather, and tools and links.

SPACE ACADEMY
Resources for teachers and students..

GALAXY MAINE
Dedicated to astronomy resources in the state of Maine.

STAR BASE ORONO
Inside looks at the Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, Maine’s very own star base.

SKY NEWS
News of recent events in space and astronomy and up-to-the-minute weather reports.

The Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium opens a window to the Universe, planets, and stars. We bring the cosmos to life in our twenty-foot dome theater.

The Jordan Observatory is Maine’s only public observatory, and is open to sky watchers of all ages. Visit and explore the wonders of the Maine night sky.

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Site funded in part by the Maine Space Grant Consortium

 
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Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, 5781 Wingate Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5781
Phone: (207) 581-1341