Azerbaijan and Chile have discussed opportunities for cooperation in the field of astronomy, the Chilean Embassy in Azerbaijan told Report.

“Astronomer David Rebolledo and Education and Public Outreach Coordinator Nicolas Lira, who recently arrived in Baku at the invitation of the Head of the Mission, Giancarlo Alberti, visited the National Aviation Academy of Azerbaijan,” the embassy noted.

“On their second day, May 21, ALMA’s astronomer David Rebolledo and scientific communicator Nicolas Lira, together with the Head of Mission, Giancarlo Alberti and Tural Salmanov from Azercosmos, visited Shamakhy Astrophysical Observatory and had a pleasure to meet with its Executive Director Nariman Ismayilov and several Azerbaijani astronomers, get familiarized with the Observatory’s celestial navigation equipment and share Chile’s knowledge, experience and achievements in the field of astronomy.”