The 1st Asian-Pacific Astronomy Olympiad
Irkutsk, Siberia, Russia
4–11. XII. 2005.
September 20, 2005.
The 1st Asian-Pacific Astronomy Olympiad will held in Siberia
(Asian part of Russian Federation) on December 4-11, 2005,
a month later than the 10th IAO in Beijing).
Among three Siberian cities which were ready to organise the Olympiad city of
Irkutsk (near Baikal lake) won this right.
Siberian Organizing Committee is kindly invite countries of the region
to this Olympiad, which to be held as a regional programme in line with
the International Astronomy Olympiad.
The main points for the teams formation:
The main points of the programme of the Olympiad proposed to be the following:
We hope teams from traditional participating in IAO countries and territories
(China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Korea, Thailand, Asian part of Russia) to take
part in the 1st APAO. May be teams from Central Asian countries of CIS,
Mongolia, Singapore, Australia, Japan, Taiwan and other countries and territories
will arrive as well. Observers are welcome to the Olympiad as well.
The third announcement about the 1st APAO (with the deadlines)
to be presented a few weeks later, in the late September - October.
We hope the National Astronomy Olympic Committees already started to form
the teams to the 1st APAO in Siberia.
The official APAO e-mail is a p a o [a] l i s t . r u .
Founding of the Asian-Pacific Astronomy Olympiad
The Asian-Pacific Astronomy Olympiad 2005 - last information
Climate on Baikal lake
The International Astronomy Olympiad (IAO)
Asian-Pacific and Asian Olympiads on other subjects
Dr. Michael G. Gavrilov, Founding Chairman and Coordinator of the Asian-Pacific Astronomy Olympiad (APAO)
ISSP of Russ. Acad. Sci., Institute avenue 15, 142432 Chernogolovka, Moscow region, Russia.
fax: +7-(096-52)-49-701 (current), +7-(496-52)-49-701 (since December 1, 2005) [*]
[*] Area phone code of Moscow region to be changed from 096 to 496 on 01.12.2005.
The old code will be valid as well till 31.01.2006.