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It's a big universe. Where do we fit in?

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Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park- Wright Hall- Classroom 114

13 Jacobson Drive

Winter Harbor, Maine 04693

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

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Since ancient times, people have looked to the sun, moon and stars, asking the questions, How big is the cosmos? How do we fit in?

In this image-enhanced presentation, astronomy volunteer Richard Luecke will describe how people have answered these questions, how the answers have changed over the centuries, and how they continue to change.

Luecke will guide a 50-minute journey through the solar system into our home galaxy, the Milky Way, and beyond to the edge of the visible universe, 13.8 light years away in every direction. A 30-minute outside laser tour of the summer night sky will follow (weather permitting) to see Saturn and Jupiter, the pale glow of the Milky Way, major constellations, and likely a few flashing meteors.

Bring binoculars and dress warm.

FAQs

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is some parking at the building in which the event is held and also several large lots on campus. You will find walking paths with lighting but do suggest bringing along a flashlight, headlamp or use the flashlight on your cell phone. Lighting is low so as not to interfere with the night sky.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please direct any questions to mpinkham@schoodicinstitute.org or call (207) 288-1356

What's the refund policy?

As space is limited, we will offer refunds up to 30 days prior to the event. If you are unable to attend, you may assign your ticket to someone else or request it to become a donation to Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park. Please note, if reassigning your ticket, contact Michelle at (207) 288-1356 to provide the name of participant.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

You may transfer your ticket to someone else if unable to attend. Please contact us to let us know the name of the participant replacing you.

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Location

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park- Wright Hall- Classroom 114

13 Jacobson Drive

Winter Harbor, Maine 04693

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

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