2013 Shows and Events
School Group Presentations
Astronomy for Elementary School Children
- The Planetarium be open during Harborview's Science Night. Students and the public invited to visit. Two Stars Tonight presentations and two 'Myths and the Heavens' presentations. 140 people attended.
- Montesorri School
- Astronomy class from UAS (two visits)
- Auke Bay Pre-School
- Glacier valley (2nd graders)
- Yaakoosgé Daakahídi alternative high school
Community Group Presentations
- Girl Scouts
- Rainforest Recovery
The Day the Earth Stood Still
Planet of the Apes
- An astronaut crew crash lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking
apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved.
The World at Night
Join noted night sky photographer Dennis Mammana for an enlightening presentation featuring imagery of the night sky like none you have ever seen. All was captured by members of TWAN (The World at Night), an elite international team of the most highly-acclaimed night sky photographers on Earth. After this evening, you'll never look at the night sky the same again.
$5 for adults. Alaska Regional Science Fair participants were invited to attend at no charge.
5 hour workshop by visiting astronomer Dennis Mammana. Fee for workshop goes to instructor. Held at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church.
Moon Night free image from www.dreamstime.com
The Seven Wonders of the Universe
Join noted night sky photographer Dennis Mammana across the cosmos to witness the most spectacular phenomena in existence... from the wonder of star-birth to collisions of massive galaxies, from the violent explosions of distant stars to the delicate majesty of the northern lights - and all in between.
$5 for adults (18+). Free if under 18. Alaska Regional Science Fair participants were invited to attend at no charge.
Photo by Cristina
Alaska's Moon Rock Return
Presentation by Steve Hendrickson from the Alaska State Museum.
Image from www.bigstock.com
Open House at Planetarium
National astronomy day is held twice a year.
Learn how you can get involved with the planetarium
* Free handouts
* Bring your astronomy questions
- Books for adults and children to browse
Lighthearted look at astronauts real and imagined. You will also meet animal astronauts
Hermes and Mercury
Mythology and Astrommy presentation by Ken Fix.
In Greek mythology Hermes is the son on Zeus.
Art of the Aurora
Art representing and inspired by the Northern Lights. Presentation by Cristina Della Rosa
Anchorage airport. 2017 photo by Cristina