The 1st Asian-Pacific Astronomy Olympiad
Irkutsk, Siberia, Russia 4–11. XII. 2005.
November 28, 2005.
The 1st Asian-Pacific Astronomy Olympiad will held in Siberia (Asian part of Russian Federation) on December 4-11, 2005. It will be open a month later than the 10th IAO in Beijing) has been closed. Among three Siberian cities which were ready to organise the Olympiad city of Irkutsk (near Baikal lake) won this right.
Siberian Organizing Committee was 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 were mentioned in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd announcements, the deadlines were mentioned in the 3rd announcement.
The following teams will take part in the Olympiad:
|Far East (Russia, east-asian part)|
|Siberia (Russia, central-asian part)|
|East Ural (Russia, west-asian part)|
|Irkutsk region (host)|
That's a pity teams of Armenia, Iran, Singapore and observers from Taiwan team that planned to participate did not find such a possibility.
According to the last news, the main points of the programme of the Olympiad will be the following:
A few photos of preparing the venue:
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 - results
Climate on Baikal lake
The International Astronomy Olympiad (IAO)
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