Marie Drake Planetarium

Where the stars always shine in Juneau, Alaska

1969 to 1974  - Shows and Events

1969

This was the first year the planetarium was open. There was a full time planetarium director, Albert Show who was employee of Juneau School Disrtirct.

  • Winter Tide
  • Moon and Tides
  • The Planets
  • Distance in Space
  • Christmas Star

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1970

Two programs each evening designed mainly for adults but children welcome

Mythology : The Figures in the Stars

Astrology

Life in the Universe (Sep. 29)

Birth and Death of Stars (Oct. 29)

The Moon and Tides (Nov. 24)

The Christmas Star (Dec. 17)

1971

The Fall Sky (2 shows)
Moon and Tides (2 shows)
Life in the Universe (Jan. 27)
Christmas Star
The Winter Sky (Jan 26)
Mythology (Feb. 25)
The Planets (March 23)

1972

Two programs each evening designed mainly for adults, but children welcome.

  • Life in the Universe
  • Birth and Death of Stars
  • Astrology
  • Longitude and Latitude
  • The Equinox
  • The Fall Sky (Sep. 28) 2 shows
  • Life in the Universe (Oct 26) 2 shows
  • The Planets - 2 shows
  • The Christmas Star - 2 shows

The autumn equinox marks first day of Fall