2007 Shows and Events
On August 28 (around midnight) Juneau will be an excellent location to view a total eclipse of the moon. Planetarium volunteers will be the at Mendenhall Visitor's Center. Bring your telescopes, binoculars and cameras.
July 4th Parade
Planetarium participated with theme: The Plight of the Plutonians.
Get updated about auroras. What causes their different colors?
What is the Moon?
Is the moon really a cheesey ball? How does the intergalactic space cow travel to the Milky way? Is there a galactic processing plant for cheese? Find out and explore with us.
(Oct 7 and 8)
NASA image of Neptune
Learn about Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are known as the gas planets because they are large spinning bodies of gases with no solid surfaces. These planets are located far from the Sun, and have rings made of rock, ice, and dust. If we could weigh these large planets, we'd find they have a very low density compared to their gigantic size. In other words, they're light.
- Northern Lights of Juneau (March 4)
Nebulas are clouds of gas and dust in space. Some are regions where new stars are being formed., others are the remains of dying or dead stars. They have amazing shapes and colors. Learn about the types of nebulas and enjoy their beauty.