Marie Drake Planetarium

Where the stars always shine in Juneau, Alaska

1998-1999 Shows and Events

Attendance unknown for this years.


The Seen and the Unseen - January 7

Introduction to the Planetarium - October 6 and 7

The Big Bang and the Big Crunch - November 3 and 4

The beginning and the end of everything - December 1 and 2

Ancient Astronomers: Learn how astronomy was know and predicted in ancient cultures


Jan 5 and 6
Lights in the Sky
The Northern Lights, aka the Aurora Borealis, and other sky lights, such as comets, explained.

Feb. 2 and 3
Space Probes.
Mariner, Voyager, Sojourner, Lunar Prospector, etc.

March 2 and 3
Everything About the Sun  - Where does the sun go at night

April 6 and 7
April Fool's Program
How old is it? How big is it?

July 4th
Participate in July 4th Parade. Theme: The Solar System

October 5 and 6
Welcome to the Solar System - Navigating the Night Sky

November 2 and 3
Non-visible AstronomyThere is more out there than meets the eye

December 7 and 8
Space Travel - Where have we been? Where are we going?