On August 28 (around midnight) Juneau will be an excellent location to view a total eclipse of the moon. Planetarium volunteers will be the at Mendenhall Visitor's Center. Bring your telescopes, binoculars and cameras.
Planetarium participated with theme: The Plight of the Plutonians.
Get updated about auroras. What causes their different colors?
What is the Moon?
Is the moon really a cheesey ball? How does the intergalactic space cow travel to the Milky way? Is there a galactic processing plant for cheese? Find out and explore with us.
Learn about Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are known as the gas planets because they are large spinning bodies of gases with no solid surfaces. These planets are located far from the Sun, and have rings made of rock, ice, and dust. If we could weigh these large planets, we'd find they have a very low density compared to their gigantic size. In other words, they're light.
NASA image of Neptune
Isn't the MOON made out of cheese? Wallace
and Gromit decide to visit the Moon to get some yummy cheese. This is 25 minute
movie that will be shown on the dome.