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

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)

Image from

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

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