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Winter / spring 2014 at the Fleischmann Planetarium

By February 19, 2014

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New and continuing star shows and other events are now playing at the Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center at the University of Nevada, Reno.

MacLean Observatory, UNR Redfield campus, Reno, Nevada
Sky gazing at MacLean Observatory.
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There are feature fulldome movies, including the spectacular Extreme Planets. In addition, visitors can enjoy family shows designed for kids and free admission to the Exhibit Hall. Get details about winter / spring hours and what's showing right now from "Feature Films and Star Shows at Fleischmann Planetarium".

There is free telescope viewing every Friday after dark (weather permitting) at the MacLean Observatory on the UNR Redfield Campus in south Reno. From March through May, 2014, viewing times are from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Call (775) 784-4812 before coming for the current status and more information.

Regular ticket prices are $7 adults, $5 kids and seniors, and free for Planetarium members. Admission to the Planetarium Exhibit Hall and science store is always free for everyone. Exhibits are changed on a periodic basis, so there is always something interesting. This is a family-friendly place where kids can have fun and learn something at the same time.

The Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center is at the north end of the UNR campus at 1650 N. Virginia St. in Reno. You can't miss the unusual building. You can park for free in the West Stadium Parking Complex, level 3, next to the Planetarium. The showtime phone number is (775) 784-4811.

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