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Astronomy activities within the educational environment

Calar Alto

Calar Alto

Astrotourism

Astrotourism

Education

Education

13 January, 2016

About us

Azimuth is a  successful pioneering Granada company providing touristic stargazing activities and promoting science education in eastern Andalusia.

We provide our customers with quality astronomy tourism and educational activities which while keeping scientific precision bringing science closer to society and make it attractive and accessible to all ages and social conditions.

We are specialised in astronomy and work from a natural environment with the privileged sky of the southeast peninsula. Here is one of the highest concentrations of professional astronomy infrastructures in Europe, which touristic potential Azimuth is helping to promote and manage its development.

Javier Sánchez Jiménez

Bsc. Natural Science

Javier has been a pioneer in the introduction of astronomy in the rural tourism sector having created the first network of accommodation with astronomy activities, covering the provinces of Malaga, Granada and Almeria.

Actively collaborates with the Provincial de Granada in obtaining European funding for the development of this tourism and is Director and Project Manager of AzimuthSpain.

He has a degree in Natural Sciences through the Open University and speaks fluent English.

Sol Natalia Molina

Head of Education and Scientific Advice

Doctor in Astrophysics from the University of Granada with a thesis on relativistic jets of active galaxies.

An expert in radio astronomy, she has carried out collaborative research stays at Boston University and the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy.

Sol has experience with various professional astronomical telescopes and is experienced in  astronomy teaching activities in schools and science dissemination at science fairs and public events. Manager of Educational activities and has good level of English.

Alvaro Cabezuelo Doblaré

Communication and Social Networks

Master in Digital Marketing and Social Networks from the Complutense University of Madrid and associate professor in the Higher Degree in Marketing and Advertising at the Reina Isabel Training Center.

Alvaro has extensive experience in communication through Social Networks, online reputation management, Internet advertising and training of digital skills for employment.

In addition to our main team, we have the privilege of having a team of highly trained and enthusiastic regular collaborators, among which are astrophysicists, biologists, professors from the University of Granada, experts in social networks, nature guides and experts in astronomy. who enrich our project and help us to provide the best service.

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