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Now showing in The Star Theater

Playing in the Star Theater March 28 - June 6, 2014

The fulldome planetarium show experience will surround you with brilliant color and lifelike detail — truly an audiovisual experience like no other!

Thank you to all who attended our 50th anniversary events and helped us celebrate during November-December 2013! Thanks to our presenters, members and participants, we have had a very memorable year!

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Planetarium Hours

Sunday: 10 a.m-7 p.m.
Monday-Thursday: Noon-7 p.m.
Friday: Noon-9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Holiday hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., March 31 to April 11 and May 26

 

Fulldome Planetarium Shows!

DARK© and  It’s About Time©

A fulldome planetarium show by iVEC@UWA
DARK explains and explores the nature of Dark Matter, the missing 80% of the mass of the Universe, where it came from, and how it has evolved over billions of years. PLUS! It’s About Time takes audiences on a ride on a space elevator to look at the exciting history of our Universe!

Showtimes: Daily: 1, 3 and 5 p.m.; plus 7 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays
Admission: $7 teens/adults • $5 children 12 and under, seniors 60 and over, and UNR faculty/staff/students with ID ~ and FREE for Planetarium members

Back To the  Moon for Good© and  Ice Worlds©

A fulldome planetarium show by Clark Planetarium Productions®

Back to the Moon for Good chronicles teams around the world competing for the largest incentivized prize in history, by landing a robotic spacecraft on the Moon for the first time in more than 40 years. PLUS! Ice Worlds is a spectacular exploration of Arctic icebergs, glaciers, Antarctic wilderness and more!

Showtimes: Daily: 2, 4 and 6 p.m.
Admission: $7 teens/adults • $5 children 12 and under, seniors 60 and over, and UNR faculty/staff/students with ID ~ and FREE for Planetarium members

Family Show: Perfect Little Planet©

A fulldome planetarium show by Clark Planetarium Productions®

Greetings, Earthlings! Imagine the ultimate space vacation! For space travelers of all ages, this search of the galaxy to find the best destinations takes us over Pluto, through the rings of Saturn, across the storms of Jupiter and much more. For children in grades K-3 but fun for all ages.

Showtimes:  Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, 11 a.m.
Admission: $7 teens/adults • $5 children 12 and under, seniors 60 and over, and UNR faculty/staff/students with ID ~ and FREE for Planetarium members

Family Show: Attack of the Space Pirates©

A fulldome planetarium show by Clark Planetarium Productions®

With amazing sound effects by George Lucas' Skywalker Sound, the Starship Intrepid travels through hyperspace in this fun and exciting adventure, where you and its crew will put real science into science fiction and solve numerous challenges along the way. Find alien technology and defend against the space pirates! For children in grades 4-6 but fun for all ages.

Showtimes:  Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, Noon
Admission: $7 teens/adults • $5 children 12 and under, seniors 60 and over, and UNR faculty/staff/students with ID ~ and FREE for Planetarium members

Live SkyTonight Star Show

What’s happening in our night skies this month? Find out from staff and guest astronomers using our state-of-the-art planetarium equipment to view current astronomical objects and events in spectacular detail!

Showtimes: First Friday of each month: 6 p.m. 
Admission:
$7 teens/adults • $5 children 12 and under, seniors 60 and over, and UNR faculty/staff/students with ID ~ and FREE for Planetarium members

 

Fulldome Music and Light Show!

Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon©

A fulldome music and light show by Starlight Productions®

The legendary rock masterpiece is presented in a stunning fulldome music and light show with amazing HD animation and mind-blowing surround sound! (Please note: mature lyrics/themes)

Showtimes: Fridays and Saturdays: 8 p.m.
Admission: $7 teens/adults • $5 children 12 and under, seniors 60 and over, and UNR faculty/staff/students with ID ~ and FREE for Planetarium members

 

Weekly Star Party at Redfield Campus!

MacLean Observatory at Redfield Campus

We’re now holding free telescope viewing every Friday at the MacLean Observatory on the Redfield Campus, (see map), weather permitting. Weather conditions that may cause cancellation include cloud cover, haze, precipitation, wind and cold temperatures. Call ahead for updates at (775) 784-4812.

Hours: Every Friday (weather permitting) March-May, 8-10 p.m.; June-August, 9-11 p.m. (This is an outdoor event with no indoor facilities available.)
Tickets: FREE for all

 

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