Planetarium Shows

Inside view of Planetarium space show on ceiling

As a science education resource, many of Fleischmann Planetarium’s shows correlate with the K-12 Next-Generation Science Standards (NGSS) adopted by Nevada and California state boards of education. For more about the standards, visit NextScience.org.

Full-Dome Digital Planetarium Shows

Planetarium Shows and Times: Sept. 4-Dec. 16, 2018

ShowMonday through ThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday & Holidays
Legends of the Night Sky: Orion 11 a.m. 11 a.m.
Secret of the Cardboard Rocket Noon Noon
Incoming! with Seasonal Stargazing 1, 3, 5 and 7 p.m. 1, 3, 5 and 7 p.m. 1, 3, 5 and 7 p.m. 1, 3, and 5 p.m.
Black Holes 2 p.m. 2 p.m. 2 p.m. 2 p.m.
Exploding Universe 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m.
Season of Light 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m.
Dark Side of the Moon 8 p.m. 8 p.m.

This is a light-hearted look at the ancient Greek mythology behind the winter constellations filled with funny and engaging characters who will entertain and educate.

Climb aboard a magical cardboard rocket with two young adventurers and experience an up-close look at each of our solar system’s planets. Discover the secret to making this seemingly impossible trip, and gain a new sense of wonder about space along the way.

The film embarks on a journey on the trail of asteroids and comets, and shows technologies that allow scientists to detect asteroids before they reach Earth.

Journey through one of the most mystifying phenomena in the universe, exploring the latest discoveries and examining recent scientific theories while viewing simulations of black holes and their cosmic effects.

 

Out of devastating events in the cosmos comes new creation. Explosive phenomena are responsible for the way we see the universe today, and not all of them happen on a grand scale. The show follows the path of a proton as it participates in nature's events of rebirth and renewal.

Light up the cold dark season with a warm and bright holiday show! Season of Light explores the reasons humans are so fascinated with lighting up our lives during the December holiday season. This very popular show is an exploration of the astronomical meanings behind seasonal traditions, including the “Star over Bethlehem”.

Pink Floyd's rock album Dark Side of the Moon is presented in an immersive HD animation of color and surround-sound.
(Please note: mature lyrics/themes)