The Marie Drake Planetarium

Where the stars always shine in Juneau
1415 Glacier Avenue

Technical Specifications for Lambda Planetarium System

The main features of the Lambda are located here. Below are additional features.

  • System allows dynamic placement and manipulation (mirror, rotate, scale, etc.) of images or videos against the sky.
  • System has the ability to adjust colors with a graphical color picker.
  • The system includes an integrated multimedia player and has the ability to project directly from another computer.
  • It is a laser-phosphor based projector with lamp replacements. Laser lifetime is estimated at 20,000 hours on full brightness.
  • Easy access to scripts, with comment header display.
  • The ability to play an audio track in the background. 
  • Dynamic placement and manipulation (mirror, rotate, scale, etc.) of images or videos against the sky.