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Planetarium Show: Ice Worlds

Posted Sept. 06, 2013, at 11:51 a.m.
Last modified Sept. 28, 2013, at 1:50 p.m.
domeman42 | BDN

Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 7 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Location: UMaine Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, 5781 Wingate Hall, 120 Munson Road, Orono, Maine

For more information: Alan Davenport; 2075811341; GalaxyMaine.com

“Ice Worlds” examines the close ties of life and water on Earth and the changing climate that will affect us all. It is a spectacular exploration of icebergs, massive glaciers, and their importance to Earth using satellite data, photography and computer animation. Other distant worlds where ice and water abound, and the winter constellations above Maine’s snow covered fields are included in this adventure. Produced in support of the International Polar Year 2007-2008 using satellite imagery, actual footage in the field, and CG animation. “Ice Worlds” is suitable for ages 7 and up.

Friday, Sept. 20

Planetarium shows are held the third Friday and Saturday of every month at various times. For more information, visit GalaxyMaine.com

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