Euro-Asian Astronomical Society

IV International Astronomy Olympiad
Crimean Laboratory of SAI MSU and Crimean Astrophysical Observatory,
s. Nauchnyj, September 25 - October 2, 1999.

[Dome of the 400-mm astrograph] The IV-th 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, Crimean Astrophysical Observatory and Crimean "Youth Academy os Sciences" Astronomical Department. 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, Portuguese and Ukrainian). Character of the problems to solve were analogous to ones of the Olympiads 1996, 1997 and 1998.
common photo of participants
Common photo of participants, ** kB
States, participaited in the IV IAO:
Moscow land.
observer and jury member from Sweden.
The main points of the programme of the Olympiad were the following:

Wednesday September 22
Brazilian delegation arrive
Free time
Thursday September 23
Free time
Friday September 24
Indian delegation arrive
Free time
Saturday September 25
Bulgarian, Crimean, Moscow land and Russian delegations arrive
Free time
Sunday September 26
Ukrainian delegation arrive
Official opening ceremony, conference
Lecture about history of Crimean Astrophysical Observatory
Excursion to the main telescopes of CrAO
Unofficial opening ceremony, concert
Welcome party
Concert prepared by schoolchildren of Nauchnyj
Monday September 27
Theoretical round
Sports, walking near Nauchnyj
Sweden delegation arrive
Observational round
Tuesday September 28
Excursion to Sebastopol
Wednesday September 29
Practical round
Sports, walking near Nauchnyj
Thursday September 30
Excursion to Bakhchisaray
Excursion to the main telescopes of Crimean Laboratory of Sternberg Astronomical Institute
Friday October 1
Sweden delegation depart
Excursion to solar telescope of CrAO
Closing ceremony
Final dinner
Saturday October 2
Visit to Katsiveli (Branch of CrAO at the South Cost of Crimea) for Brazilian and Indian delagations
Excursion to radio telescope of CrAO
Sunday October 3
Indian delegation depart
Monday October 4
Brazilian delegation depart
Saturday-Tuesday October 2-5
Autumn astronomical School for Russian language speaking participants (for Bulgarian, Crimean, Moscow land, Russian and Ukrainian delegations)
Wednesday October 6
Bulgarian, Crimean, Moscow land, Russian and Ukrainian delegations depart

Winners of the Forth International Astronomy Olympiad:

I prize:

Abolmasov Pavel (Moscow city)
Bhalerao Varun (Pune, India)
Jha Mayank (Bhopal, India)
Rufat Jelyl (Kyrdzhali, Bulgaria)
Sokolovski Kirill (Moscow city)
Voitsik Petr (Moscow city)

II prize:

Biswal Punyashloka (New Delhi, India)
Fauzan Yousuf (Lucknow, India)
Ivanov Alexander (Chelyabinsk, Russia)
Ivanov Svetoslav (Stara Zagora, Bulgaria)
Manannikov Alexander (Ramenskoye, Moscow land)
Savcheva Antonia (Pleven, Bulgaria)
Shridhar Jayanthi (Sao Jose dos Campoc, Brazil)
Tassev Svetlin (Varna, Bulgaria)
Vutha Amar Chandra (Bangalore, India)

III prize:

Bakay Dmitriy (St.Petersburg, Russia)
Bashakov Andrey (Tikhvin, Russia)
Dattchenko Andrey (Moscow city)
Diankov Nikolay (Varna, Bulgaria)
Ignatovich Alexander (Zlatoust, Russia)
Konstantinov Sergey (Chekiabinsk, Russia)
Krumov Vladimir (Varna, Bulgaria)
Kurilova Tatjana (Moscow city)
Mathew Ranchu (Pune, India)
Samarin Pavel (Yekaterinburg, Russia)
Tsvetkov Egor (Novgorod-the-Great, Russia)
Number of Diploma:
             Team       1...2...3
           Moscow land..3...1...2

The 5th International Astronomy Olympiad took place on October 20-27, 2000 at the Special Astrophysical Observatory of Russian Academy of Sciences (SAO RAS) in the North Caucasus.
    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.

    fax: +7-(096-57)-64-111

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