The 2nd Asian-Pacific Astronomy Olympiad
Vladivostok, December 2006.
Third announcement - preliminary deadlines
August 26, 2006,
updated September 7, 2006.
The 2nd Asian-Pacific Astronomy Olympiad to be held in Vladivostok
and Ussurijsk (Far East of Russian Federation).
Preliminary dates for the 2nd Asian-Pacific Astronomy Olympiad are
December 4-11 (a couple weeks later than the 11th
IAO in Bombay). The actual dates will be chosen according to the most usefull day
of week for international flights to/from Vladivostok (preliminary it is Monday).
Just the schedule of the flights is not clear for December, current schedule
(valid till October 28) is:
from Beijing (arr. 14:40), Seoul (arr. 14:20), Busan (arr. 18:30), Osaka (arr. 17:20),
Toyama (arr. 16:30)
and to Beijing (dep. 08:05), Seoul (dep. 16:20), Busan (dep. 13:00), Osaka (dep. 13:30),
Toyama (dep. 13:10).
The details of the arrival and departure have to be discussed with the Local Organizing Committee.
The main points for formation of the teams are announced in
the previous announcement.
Deadlines (preliminary proposed):
Preliminary: for the case the Olympiad to be on December 4-11:
Teams may stay in Vladivostok since two days before before December 4
and two days later December 11, i.e. it is possible to arrive since December 2
and depart not later December 13. Earlier arrivals or later departures are not
The main points of the programme of the Olympiad proposed to be the following:
The fourth announcement about the 2nd APAO to be presented
in September. National Astronomy Olympic Committees and interested organizations
are welcome to ask more about the 2nd APAO.
The official APAO e-mail is a p a o [a] l i s t . r u .
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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-(496-52)-49-701 [*]
[*] Area phone code of Moscow region has been changed from 096 to 496 on December 1, 2005.