Euro-Asian Astronomical Society

III International Astronomy Olympiad
SAO RAS, Nizhnij Arkhyz, October, 20-27, 1998.

[Image of BTA, winter] The III-rd International Astronomy Olympiad took place on October 20-27, 1998 at the Special Astrophysical Observatory of Russian Academy of Sciences (SAO RAS) in North Caucasus. There were two official languages at the Olympiad - English and Russian. Problems were prepared by the Organizing Committee in these two languages but the team leaders were responsible to translate problems to native languges of participants (i.e. to Bulgarian and Portuguese). Character of the problems to solve were analogous to ones of the Olympiads 1996-1997.
common photo of participants
Common photo of participants, 79 kB
States, participaited in the III IAO:
Moscow Land.
observers from Denmark.
The main points of the programme of the Olympiad were the following:

Monday October 19
Indian and Bulgarian delegations arrive
Tuesday October 20
Excursions to the nearest mountains (for Indian and Bulgarian delegations)
Brasilian, Danish, Moscow land and Russian delegations arrive
Wednesday October 21
Official opening ceremony, conference
Excursion to RATAN-600
Unofficial opening ceremony
Welcome party
Thursday October 22
Theoretical round
Friday October 23
Practical round
Observational round I ("Sun")
Excursion to BTA
Observational round II ("Stars")
Saturday October 24
Excursion to historical places near the Observatory
Sunday October 25
Excursion to Arkhyz
Closing Ceremony
Monday-Tuesday October 26-27
Delegations depart

Number of Diploma:
             Team       1...2...3
           Moscow land..1...1...1
           Russia.. ....1...1...4
           Total.... ...6...3..10
Names of the winners to be on the Web page.

[Dome of the 400-mm astrograph] The 4th International Astronomy Olympiad took place on September 25 - October 2, 1999 in the scientific town of Nauchnyj, Republic of Crimea, on a base of Sternberg Astronomical Institute Crimean Laboratory and Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.
    Dr. Michael G. Gavrilov, Chairman of the Coordinating Council
    of the International Olympiad of Euro-Asian Astronomical Society,
    ISSP of Russ. Acad. Sci., Institute avenue 15, 142432 Chernogolovka, Moscow region, Russia.

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