The IV Asian-Pacific Astronomy Olympiad
Bishkek, Kirgizstan 16-23. XI. 2008.
Information after the Olympiad
APAO is a relatively new Olympiad which was founded in the spring 2005 as an international regional programme in line with the International Astronomy Olympiad. So in 2008 the 4th Asian-Pacific Astronomy Olympiad (IV APAO) took place. The Olympiad has been held in town of Bishkek, the capital of Kirgizia (Kyrgyzstan) and was hosted by the Republican Youth Engineering Technical Academy "Altyn-Tuyun". The local part of jury was formed by scientists from the nearest astronomical centre - city Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan.
40 students from 6 teams took part in the Olympiad:
The fulfilled programme:
Winners and prizewinners of the Olympiad
Problems of the Olympiad
Problems of other rounds to be published later
The official APAO e-mail is a p a o [a] l i s t . r u .
Weather forecast for Bishkek (the most reliable, in Russian):
Asian-Pacific and Asian Olympiads on other subjects (to be published later)
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