When it comes to making animations for any type of show, it’s helpful to use storyboards.
Storyboards help you find a direction as opposed to staring at a blank page or screen waiting for inspiration to strike. I do storyboards for all my scenes throughout the length of the dialogue.
The first time I ever went to a planetarium was when I was in second grade. It was on a field trip and I remember the show dealt with a private detective investigating something dealing with the stars. I remember this because I had always wanted to have a job like Sherlock Holmes. So, when I got a job at the planetarium I assumed that all the shows would revolve around a static star field and maybe a half-hour presentation on some of the planets you can find from your backyard. How wrong I was.