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Meet the Planetarium Director
Paul McFarlane is the Director of the Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center. An educator, Paul taught for more than 25 years in the Washoe County School District.
He has studied astronomy and astrophysics at the University of Nevada, Reno’s Department of Physics, doing coursework and research using the MacLean Observatory telescopes at the Redfield Campus. McFarlane also trained at Johnson and Kennedy Space Centers with aerospace and NASA experts in astronomy, engineering and planetary science.