Marie Drake Planetarium

Where the stars always shine in Juneau, Alaska

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.