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Fleischmann Planetarium shows for Summer 2014

By Samantha Wang
IMAGE: RenoTahoe.com.

IMAGE: RenoTahoe.com.

Through Sept. 1, the Fleischmann Planetarium at the University of Nevada, Reno will host several theater experiences this summer. Fulldome planetarium shows are open to all ages.

Summer line-up:
Saturn Jewel of Heavens
A 3-D presentation  showing new scientific findings about Saturn’s moons,rings,and exotic secrets.
Showtimes: Daily 1,3,5 pm; additional showing at 7 pm Fri. and Sat.
Dark and Back to the Moon for Good 
Dark explores the nature of dark matter. Back to the Moon for Good chronicles teams around the world competing for the largest incentivized prize in history.
Showtimes: Daily 2,4,6 pm.
Family Show: Secret of the Cardboard Rocket 
A Virtual magical cardboard rocket that allows young adventurers to get an up close look at the Solar System.
Showtimes: Daily at 11 am.
Family Show: Attack of the Space Pirates 
In this fun and exciting adventure, the Starship Intrepid travels through hyperspace. You and the crew will put real science into science fiction and solve numerous challenges along the way.
Showtimes: Daily at 12 pm.
Dark Side of the Moon
Pink Floyd’s legendary rock masterpiece, a stunning full dome music and light show by starlight productions. Mature lyric ans themes.
Showtimes: Fri. and Sat. at 8 pm.
Weekly Star Party at Redfield Campus free telescope viewing every Friday after dark at the MacLean Observatory on the Redfield Campus at 18600 Wedge Parkway. This is an outdoor event with no indoor facilities.
Weekly Viewing Schedule: Every Fri. after dark. No viewing on July 4; June- Sept. 9-11pm.
Admission: $7 teens and adults
                 $5 children 12 and under and Seniors 60 and over
                 Free- Planetarium members
                 Museum admission free for all.
For more information visit www.planetarium.unr.edu or call (775)-784-4812.
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