Fleischmann Planetarium & Science Center

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Fleischmann Atmospherium Planetarium
Nevada Historic Landmark
Fleischmann Atmospherium Planetarium.JPG
Location Reno, Nevada
Built 1963
Architect Raymond M. Hellmann
NRHP Reference # 94001148

The Fleischmann Atmospherium Planetarium was built in 1963[1] 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.[2]

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

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Coordinates: 39°32′46″N 119°49′07″W / 39.546111°N 119.818611°W / 39.546111; -119.818611