The “Planetarium Cusco” stellar team

The “Planetarium Cusco” stellar team

Our team is a cluster of efforts and people, it is a cosmic synergy.

This stellar team came together thanks to the vision of a businessman, Carlos Milla, a pioneer of several innovative projects in the Imperial city of Cusco.
Erwin Salazar Garcés
Erwin Salazar GarcésDirector científico

Erwin Salazar Garcés

One of the strongest stars in the team is Erwin Salazar, our scientific director, an amateur astronomer, with more than 30 years of experience observing the skies and reporting novas, changes in the skies, and comets. Researcher of the Inca astronomy, he is the author of the book “Astronomia Inca” whose second edition is already available for purchase.

Having given more than 300 conferences in scientific astronomy themes; he is an Inca astronomy researcher and specialist in the areas of Archeological-astronomy and Etno-astronomy.

He is a member of LIADA (Iberoamerican League of Astronomy) of REA (Rede Brasileira do Astronomia) and the AVVSO (American Association of Variable Stars). He is active in many astronomical clubs, and founder of the astronomical circle in Cusco.

Ana María Milla

She is the administration manager, moreover she is a passionate guide who knows and loves our skies; Not only that, but she surely has a gift to tell stories, which provides a very special touch for this unique and exciting experience
Ana María Milla
Ana María MillaFounder
José Valencia
José ValenciaGuía

José Valencia

Our charismatic and enthusiastic bilingual guide who, with his youth and passion, provides energy and freshness to the experience. He will share his knowledge (perhaps with the aid of a new app), and every night will spread the thrill of learning more about the constellations and the skies.

Fernando Sánchez Montero

Born in Argentina, he joins our stellar team with the purpose of sharing his knowledge of stars, comets, and so on. Like all of our crew members he is convinced that this is the most fascinating work one could have. He will show the sky with the same enthusiasm as if it was the first time!

Fernando Sánchez Montero
Fernando Sánchez MonteroGuía y Reservas
Roberto Valencia
Roberto ValenciaDirector Administrativo

Roberto Valencia

He is another passionate guide, and also responsible for the physical and esthetic presentation of one of the most original planetariums  that one can visit.

José Martín Justiniani

He is the man of a thousand crafts, from the “Fortaleza” community, located near the area; he is the support that makes the “engine” work. He will locate distant objects in the sky with the help of the telescope.

José Martín Justiniani
José Martín JustinianiMantenimiento y Equipos
Gandalf
GandalfCannis Mayoris

Gandalf

Last but not least, our most charismatic friend among visitors, and famous in more than one travel guide, is our white dog “Gandalf”.

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Fundo Llaullipata, Carretera a Sacsayhuamán Km2.
Teléfono: 084 231710
Whatsapp: 974877776
info@planetariumcusco.com

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