Planetarium Show: BLACK HOLES OD

Posted Dec. 04, 2013, at 10:09 a.m.
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Friday, January 17 to Friday, January 31, 2014; 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, University of Maine, 5781 Wingate Hall (120 Munson Road), Orono, Maine

Contact: Alan Davenport; (207)581-1341


Ages 9-adult (grade 4 & up)

The attraction of Black Holes is more than just gravitational. These mysterious graveyards of dead stars have fascinated generations. “Black Holes” explores the history, physics, and mystery of black holes. Witness the bending of light, the skewing of perception, and the dizzying descent into a black hole. This show incorporates some of the most visually stunning three-dimensional effects ever created for the OmniDome planetarium system.

Friday, January 17, 24, 31

Planetarium shows are held every Friday and Sunday at 7 PM and 2 PM, respectively. For more information, visit