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Address: 3200 East Cheyenne Ave, Community College of Southern Nevada, North Las Vegas, NV 89030-4228
Phone Number: (702) 651-4759
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Small Intimate Experience for Stargazing

This is a small planetarium but for me that was part of the charm. The presentations are great and it's obvious that the presenters are very passionate about the subject matter... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2014
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North Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Took the kids here to see Saturn and its moons when they were very visible this summer. The clarity and power of the telescope was amazing. It was like Saturn was so close and so clear. Truly amazing to see, and the kids loved it. We watched both shows before going out and they were great. Although I believe one... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Went to see the "Cowboy Astronomer" presentation - apparently a new show. It was the first time we were there - poor directions on where the planetarium is on campus. It is extremely small - around 70 seats - and relatively low ceiling. Seats are old college stationary ones - nothing reclines - horrible on the neck. The show was... More 

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North Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a small planetarium but for me that was part of the charm. The presentations are great and it's obvious that the presenters are very passionate about the subject matter. Best part is after the presentations, they take you out to gaze through some of the school's telescopes and tell you about a number of the heavenly bodies that... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

I've lived in Las Vegas for 20 years and didn't know we had a Planetarium, I went with my son's Cubscout's troop. I think the kids were really impressed with the entire experience. I will definetely will take them again. It was great!

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belleville, IL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011

It was a small room.. but that was okay. The part that could have been better was the light in the projector. The movie we saw looked like 50% dim and was a little fuzzy. It was a great movie though! Very scientific... about evolution. Vegas doesn't have a big science oriented community - and the funding will never go... More 

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Lancaster, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2008

This was not what I expected. Small planetarium, probably old. The program was just a movie - like a very small IMAX. The movie was about planets. Tiny gift shop. Our kids really liked it though and want to go back.

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