On October 4-5, 2021, the Shamakhy Astrophysical Observatory named after N.Tusi of ANAS will host the International Scientific Conference "Modern trends in studies of physics and dynamics of the Solar system bodies".
This year, the Azerbaijani scientific and astronomical community celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of the first director of the Shamakhy Astrophysical Observatory (ShAO), the famous astronomer Hajibey F. Sultanov. He was born in 1921, after graduating from the Azerbaijan State University, H. Sultanov served in the ranks of the Soviet army, has participated in the Great Patriotic War and fought against Hitler's Germany. From 1953, he led the construction of an observatory in Azerbaijan, and from the time the ShAO was registered as an enterprise (1959) to 1981, he was a director of the observatory. From 1976 to 1981 H. Sultanov was the vice-president of the Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences. From 1981 to 2007, he headed the "Researches of small bodies" department at the ShAO. H.F. Sultanov was a member of the International Astronomical Union. He was awarded a number of state awards of the Soviet Union and the Republic of Azerbaijan. His scientific activity was mainly devoted to the problem of the origin of asteroids.
By the decision of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan and the Scientific Council of ShAO, on October 4-5, 2021, Shamakhy Astrophysical Observatory will host the International online conference "Modern trends in studies of physics and dynamics of the Solar system bodies" dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of Academician H.F. Sultanov.
The Organizing Committee of the conference invites astronomers to participate in the conference. You can send the names and summaries of the speeches to the e-mail address of the Organizing Committee (email@example.com).
Language of reports:
Azerbaijani, Russian and English
Deadline for submitting articles:
15 September 2021
Publication of conference materials:
Conference materials (abstracts and articles) will be published in the Azerbaijan Astronomical Journal.
For the format of articles, please use the style file (sample) of the Azerbaijan Astronomical Journal (AAJ) in the Latex format. The archive from the style files can be downloaded from the column given in the lower left corner of the journal web page (http://www.aaj.shao.az/). Since AAJ is published in English, please prepare your articles in English.
Contact with the organizing committee:
Adress: AZ-5626 pos., Y.Mammadaliyev ave., ShAO, Shamakhy, Azerbaijan
Phone: (+994 20) 266 10 02, Mobile-phone: (+994 50) 623 06 31 (WhatsApp)
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