Fleischmann Planetarium & Science Center
Fleischmann Atmospherium Planetarium
Nevada Historic Landmark
|Architect||Raymond M. Hellmann|
|NRHP Reference #||94001148|
The Fleischmann Atmospherium Planetarium was built in 1963 on the University of Nevada-Reno campus. It was the first planetarium in the United States to feature a 360-degree projector capable of providing horizon-to-horizon images and through time-lapse photography showing an entire day’s weather in a few minutes.
Currently it offers public star shows.
The planetarium’s uniquely shaped building, a “hyperbolic parabaloid,” was designed by famed Reno architect Raymond M. Hellmann, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings
- "Fleischmann Atmospherium --Three Historic Nevada Cities: Carson City, Reno and Virginia City--A National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary". Retrieved September 11, 2012.
- "Fleischmann Planetarium & Science Center: About Us". Retrieved September 11, 2012.
- Fleischmann Planetarium & Science Center - official site