Euro-Asian Astronomical Society
International Astronomy Olympiad

Brief infromation.

[Image of BTA, winter] The II-nd International Astronomy Olympiad was organized at the Special Astrophysical Observatory of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SAO RAS) on October 21-28, 1997. According to the Statutes of the Olympiad the competitors were divided in two age groups: grades 8-10 (15-16 years old) and grades 11-12 (17-18 years old). Official languages of the Olympiad - English and Russian. Problems were be prepared by the Organizing Committee in these two languages and the leaders are responsible to translate tasks to native languges of participants. Character of the problems to solve were analogous to ones of the Olympiad 1996.

Program of the Olympiad:
Tuesday October 21
Indian and Armenian delegations arrive
Excursion to 6-m BTA telescope for Indian delegation
Wednesday October 22
Moscow and Russian delegations arrive
Excursion to 6-m BTA telescope
Thursday October 23
Coordinational Council conference
Lecture about history of SAO
Excursion to historical places near Observatory
Opening ceremony
Friday October 24
Theoretical exam
Friday/Saturday October 24/25 (evening-night)
Observational exam
Saturday October 25
Practical exam
Excursion to Arkhyz and mountains
Sunday October 26
Excursion to radio telescope RATAN-600
Jury conference
Leaders meeting
Monday October 27
Closing Ceremony, Concert
Final dinner
Tuesday October 28
Delegations depart
Problems of the Olympiad
Indian view about the Olympiad
International Astronomy Olympiad 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001

Those who are interested to get further information about the future International Astronomy Olympiads (including official invitations for teams and observers) are welcome to contact Coordinating Council in English or Russian
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# To The International Science Olympiads
1997: Biology, Chemistry, Informatics, Mathematics, Physics
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© Dr. Michael Gavrilov,
Chairman of the Olympic Coordinating Council.

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