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Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center

Fleischmann Planetarium is part of the University of Nevada, Reno and Extended Studies. We offer public star shows and large-format films showing daily in our dome theater, and public star observing courtesy of the Astronomical Society of Nevada. Built in 1964 and originally called the “Fleischmann Atmospherium-Planetarium,” we were the first planetarium in the world to project full-dome movies (of time-lapse clouds and weather phenomena).

After recently undergoing upgrades, Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center is now one of the first of a handful of planetariums around the world to utilize the Spitz SciDome digital projector, a high-resolution, state-of-the-art immersive visualization tool that produces extraordinarily bright and colorful 3-D images. The new projector is also adaptable to a number of disciplines and uses, supporting collaborations among the planetarium, other University departments and programs, and community organizations.

Phone

(775) 784-4811

Website

planetarium.unr.nevada.edu

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Lisa Pierce Genasci

Lisa Pierce Genasci left a review 7/1/2016

While the helpers were fantastic and informative, there was only one quick activity (a GREAT one) and a very dated cartoon with very basic space information. For people coming from Sparks or South Reno, this is a long drive. Maybe three activities would be helpful (sticker solar system, color your own planet, etc.)

Daniel W Ruby

Daniel W Ruby posted a photo 5/2/2016

Planetarium staff guiding visitors in the Exhibit Hall Planetarium staff guiding visitors in the Exhibit Hall

Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center

Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center posted a photo 12/16/2013

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