The Marie Drake Planetarium

Where the stars always shine in Juneau, AK

2005 Shows and Events

Two shows given on almost every topic, one designed for children.

Music Under the Stars 

Image from Deposit Photos

Additional Shows

The Sun

Rockets and Space Travel 

The Milky Way

The Rings of Saturn

The Big Dipper

The Tenth Planet

The Moon

Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis

Summer Stars and  Southern Skies

Equinoxes, Solstices and Jelly Beans
Romance Under the Stars

Valentine's Day show for Sweethearts. No lecture, just stars and music. Bring a blanket, pillow and your sweetheart. 

'Balloons Around the World' event. 
The planetarium hosts a viewing of the Leo the Lion constellation. Lion-shaped balloons also  handed out (Oct 5)

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The newly formed Juneau Astronomy Club has its first meeting. The club is forming for people who have telescopes and want to meet other people with telescopes (Sep. 12)


Mars tag cloud for "Mars" generated by responses from 
Astronomy 210 students at Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA

July 4th Parade

Theme:  The Solar System

Photo by Cristina Della Rosa