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.


PPA launched its $500 mini grant program. Learn more....

Upcoming PPA events:

    • Planetarians' Webinars are usually on the last Friday of the month. They are recorded and archived on the Webinar Archive page. For connection URL, see the Webinar Connection page.
    • 2020 Sep 25, 2pm PDT (21:00 UT). PPA members' Get-together. Join your fellow PPA members for an informal zoom gathering to share news, ideas, problems, solutions, jokes, stories.
    • 2020 Oct 30, 2pm PDT (21:00 UT). Topic: Use Images and Videos in Your Planetarium...Legally. Presenter: Chris Reed.
Goto Mercury Planetarium projector with M81, M82 in background
Planetarium Planetarium projector with M81, M82 in background
M13 image by Rich Lohman

The Pacific Planetarium Association would like to acknowledge the life and legacy of Dale Etheridge, founding member of the PPA, who has passed on, but remains with us in memory.

PPA is an affiliate of the International Planetarium Society.

PPA is also one of the associations in the Western Alliance of Planetarium Associations (also known as Western Alliance Conferences or WAC).

For questions about this site email Alan Gould <adgouldATcomcastDOTnet>