Marie Drake Planetarium

Where the stars always shine in Juneau, Alaska

1990-1995 Shows and Events

No record of planetarium use or public shows 1976-1989. 

Attendance in parentheses if known.

1990

November 23rd - grand opening held with two shows (55)

Introduction to the Planetarium and a Look at the Fall Sky

Mars

1991

Winter Sky and Star of Bethlehem

Aurora Borealis

A Look at the our April sky with focus on planets Venus, Mars and Jupiter

The March Sky and the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights)

Why Are There Seasons?

Night and Day Sky

Moon and Fall Sky

Winter Circle

November 13th -- a long Juneau Empire article published. "Stargazing, Juneau Style - Marie Drake's Planetarium Makes a Comeback"

1992

  • Stars and the Aurora
  • Night and Day Sky
  • April Fool's Day:
  • Tides and the Summer Sky - 2 shows on May 5
  • The Solar System:  Chaos or Clockwork (2 shows on Nov. 4)
  • Planetarium Orientation, Constellations & the Southern Hemisphere - 2 shows Sep. 2 (30)
  • The Moon:  Is It Just a Phase We're Going Through?  - 2 shows on Oct. 7 (115)
  • General Astronomy show for exchange students and host families - Oct. 9 (30)
  • The Solar System - 2nd grade class - Oct. 21 (25)
  • The Solar System - 2nd grade class - Oct. 28 (25)
  • General Astronomy show for Scouts - Nov. 4 (45)
  • Introduction to Planetarium for GT students - Nov 11 (5)
  • The Solar System:  what's known and what's Still Mysterious - 2 shows on Nov. 4 (120)
  • Solar System - two second grade classes on Nov. 18 (45)
  • The Seasons and the Christmas Star - 2 shows on Dec. 2 (127)
  •  Met with 3 Marie Drake Teachers on Dec. 9
  • General Show on Dec. 9 (10)
  • Solar System - show for second graders - December 16

1993

The Aurora:  Science and Myth -  3 shows on Jan. 5 and 6 (215)

General Night Sky show for Cub Scouts  - Jan 12 (12)

Sun, Earth and Orion - Kindergarten show on Jan 13 (25)

Infinity:  Measuring the Universe:  how Far is Infinity, how Long is Forever? - 2 shows on Feb. 3

Deep Sky Objects and Other Mysteries of the Universe - 2 shows on March 3

April Fool's Show with Space Exploration Facts and Fun - 3 shows on April 6 and 7 (85)

Solar System show for M. River class - April 7 (30)

Solar System show for 2nd grade class - April 15 (25)

Solar System show for 2nd and 3rd grade classes - April 21 

Jupiter:  the Planet in a Tizzy, or a Solar System All Its Own? - 2 shows on May 5

Tides and the constellation Leo- May 4

The Tides:   Science, Myth and Biology. Part of school district Sea Week -  (35)

Introduction to Planetarium for Kindergarten class - May 19 (25)

General Astronomy for 5th grade class - May 21 (25)

 

1994-1995

No record of any shows