Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are known as the gas planets because they are large spinning bodies of gases with no solid surfaces.
Yoga Under the Stars
Romance Under the Stars
Enjoy Valentine's Day with the stars. LIVE music by Geroge Wallace. Bring your sweetheart, pillow and a blanket and watch the stars slowly pass by on our 30 foot dome. A romantic way to pass the evening. Select a star and name if after your special someone by certifying it with the Marie Drake Planetarium registry.
Northern Lights of Juneau - photos by Juneau photographer Joe McCabe
Wallace and Grommit Movie - "A Grand Day Out"
Isn't the Moon made out of cheese? Wallace and Grommit decide to visit the Moon to get some yummy cheese.
Rainy Day Stars
Equinox ... Solstice ... Seasons ...
June 23, July 14 and August 11
Summer Movies for Children under the dome
Participate in the July 4th Parade
Theme: Plight of of the Plutonians' - This was a funny response to Pluto's new status as a dwarf planet.
Lunar Eclipse in Juneau !!!
Around midnight, Juneau will be in an excellent location to view an actual TOTAL eclipse of the MOON UMBRA starts at 00:52. TOTALITY starts at 01:52. Volunteers had session at the Mendenhall Visitor Center. If you have telescopes, binoculars, cameras with special long distance scopes for photos , this is your opportunity to have some fun.
October 7 and 8
What about our Solar System
November 4 and 5
Nutty Professor Night
December 2 and 3
Seeing Through Binoculars, Books and Telescopes