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The Pacific Planetarium Association is a non-profit organization with members mostly from planetariums in the western states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Washington.

Watch & hear recordings of Planetarians' Web Seminars.

Upcoming PPA events:

  • 2019 May 31, Planetarian's Web Seminar: Planetarium Educator’s Workshop - Part 2 (of 9): A Framework for Examining Planetarium Programs. Facilitator: Alan Gould, Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley. Based on Planetarium Educator's Workshop Guide, this part involves a lively discussion about the kinds of programs participants would like to present, taking into account three key factors: the audience, the topic, and the presenter. Time: 3:30 pm PDT, 4:30 pm MDT, 5:30 pm CDT, 6:30 EDT, 22:30 UT.

  • 2019 July 31- Aug 3: Western Alliance Conference (WAC) in Omaha, NE. The Conference website is live and accepting reservations as well as papers. - https://www.rollingbluffsplanetarium.com/western-alliance-conference-2019.

Planetarians' Web Seminars are usually on the last Friday of the month at 3:30 pm Pacific time, 4:30 pm Mountain, 5:30 pm Central, 6:30 Eastern, 22:30 UT when daylight savings and 23:30 UT when standard time.

You can find the web sites of other planetarium regionals on
the Affiliates page of the International Planetarium Society website

For questions about this site email Alan Gould <adgould@comcast.net>