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UPCOMING SHOWS/EVENTS

Wednesday, July 29:

8:00 - 10:00 p.m. PORTLAND TRAILS DISCOVERY "STAR" TREK

Thursday, July 30:

11:00 a.m. Full Dome: The Little Star That Could

1:00 p.m. Eight Planets and Counting

Friday, July 31:

7:00 p.m. TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS

8:30 p.m. IBEX! Search for the Solar System's Edge

 Saturday, August 1

 3:00 p.m. Eight Planets and Counting

 July 2015 Planetarium Show Schedule

August 2015 Planetarium Show Schedule

COMING TO THE SOUTHWORTH PLANETARIUM IN SEPTEMBER 2015:

Natural Selection

"NATURAL SELECTION"

 From the producers of "Dinosaurs at Dusk"

Debut presentation:  Friday, September 4 at 7:00 p.m.

 

 

 

News & Events

Dinosaurs at Dusk, a whirlwind time travel adventure back to the epoch of the dinosaurs, starts this September at USM’s Southworth Planetarium!
Asteroid contrail over Urals
An asteroid explodes over the Ural Mountains Friday, injuring more than 900
July 30, 2015
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
July 30, 2015
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
July 30, 2015
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
July 31, 2015
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
August 1, 2015
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium

Birthday Parties at the Planetarium!

The planetarium is a perfect place to celebrate a birthday!   Our rates are reasonable; our facility is "spacey"; our staff is beyond friendly; our shows are engaging; and the experience is educational as well as being entertaining.

Portland, ME Tide Chart

Portland Harbor

DATE:  WEDNESDAY, JULY 29  2015

HIGH TIDE   - 9:57 a.m.

LOW TIDE    -  3:45 a.m.

HIGH TIDE   -  10:08 p.m.

LOW TIDE   -   3:51 p.m.

LUNAR PHASE:  Waxing Gibbous

Sun and Moon

Sun and Moon chymical wedding

Portland, Maine, USA 

Date:  July 29, 2015

Civil twilight begins - 4:54 a.m.

Sun rise - 5:27 a.m.

Sun set - 8:08 p.m.

Duration of daylight:   14 hours, 41  minutes   

Civil twilight ends - 8:41  p.m.

Lunar phase:  Waxing Gibbous  96% illumination

Moon rise - 6:31 p.m..

Moon set - 4:35a.m. (07/30/15)

About Us

What can you do at the Southworth Planetarium?  See a showenroll in a classattend a lecture, buy fascinating science toys, explore our exhibit area, learn the night sky.

We are open throughout the week. Not only do we have public shows, but we offer private shows to school groups, scout troops, birthday parties, business organizations, and more.

Like the Universe, itself, the more you explore the planetarium, the more you'll discover!  

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