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Sky News


Current Weather updates are always crucial to outdoor night sky viewing. On the weather page you will find the most recent observing conditions for Orono Maine, along with satellite imaging and a clear sky clock.

Astro Notes

Astro Notes keeps you up to date on what's happening in the sky each month. Features include Hal Kibbey's 'Star Trak', a monthly bulliten about astronomical events, and Sky Calander, a calander of events in the Maine sky. Check back often for updates and new additions.

Space News

Space news is the place to find a daily update from "Universe Today" along with an e-mail sign up to get the same update sent to you. Here you will also find links to Science@Nasa, Google Sci/Tech, the Hubble site, and Canoe Network.

Space Weather sometimes results in beautiful displays of aurora:
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Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, 5781 Wingate Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5781
Phone: (207) 581-1341