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The Planetarium is part of the Palomar Community College District.  Although the Planetarium serves the students of the Palomar College District, we are open to the public and provide a variety of shows highlighting astronomy, Earth, and Space Sciences each Friday night.

Information about the Palomar Community College District can be found here.

  Hello!  My name is Mark Lane and I am the Director of the Planetarium at Palomar College.  Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about the Planetarium, our public program, school shows, or anything else I can help you with.  Contact information is listed below.  
  W. Scott Kardel
Assistant Planetarium Director
Assistant Professor of Astronomy

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Palomar College Planetarium
1140 West Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069

               Telephone:    (760) 744 -1150 x 2833
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