Marie Drake Planetarium

Where the stars always shine in Juneau, Alaska

2009 Shows and Events

Life on Mars
Find out if there is water or even beer on Mars.
1,000 Moons
Jupiter's Moons
April 28
The Four Seasons

Poster by Isabella

Thee Day the Sun Vanished
Presentation on total solar eclipses.
Poster by Isabella

October 2

Event held at the Alaska State Museum (5-7 pm). 'Our Place Among the Planets: Extraterrestrial Geography' presentation led by Dolly & John Kremers, planetarium volunteers.  This will be the first time the museum's 3-dimensional Science on a Sphere exhibit has been used to feature extra-terrestrial geography since its installation this past spring. The Sphere will also play a sampling of the 300 available images and animations about Earth's ecology and geology.

How to Find a Star  

Poster by Isabella

Bombing the Moon

Poster by Isabella

Poster by Isabella

The Christmas Star 
Presentation about theories regarding the Christmas star. Was it a conjunction of planets? A supernova? A comet?