Icy show and more at the Fleischmann Planetarium

January 11, 2016

Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center at the University of Nevada, Reno, is screening several Dome Theater experiences during January, 2016. There is the feature film “Ice Worlds,” showing as a double feature with “Body Code.” Other shows include “Black Holes,” “Exploding Universe,” and more. Two family shows are “Legends of the Night Sky: Orion,” and “Perfect Little Planet.” And for adults, there is the rock ‘n roll music and light show “Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon.” The Planetarium’s current schedule plays through January 18, 2016. Shows in the Dome Theater are $7.50 for adults and $5 children ages 3 to 12 and seniors 60 and over. Planetarium members are free.

Visiting the Planetarium Exhibit Hall is free. There you can enjoy permanent exhibits, including large-scale rotating Earth and Moon globes, a black hole simulator, and the largest collection of meteorites in Nevada. Other current exhibits are about living in space, our solar system, and deep space.

Fleischmann Planetarium is located north of Lawlor Events Center at Virginia and 16th Streets, on the UNR campus. Free parking is available in designated spaces in the West Stadium Parking Complex, level 3, just east of the Planetarium. See the online schedule for show descriptions, showtimes and Planetarium hours. Call (775) 784-4812 for more information.

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