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Astronomy Olympiads

Singapore Astronomy Olympiad

The Singapore Astronomy Olympiad (SAO) is modelled after the international astronomy Olympiads, and qualifies students to participate in the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics, which Singapore has been participating in since 2007. The SAO (currently) has no affiliation to other programmes which participants may be aware of, such as the International Astronomy Olympiad, International Space Olympiad etc.

Details of the 5th SAO are as follows:

Date: 18 March 2017 (Saturday)

Time: 9am - 12:30pm (Registration begins at 8:30am)

Venue: Lecture Theatre 1 (on Level 2 above the amphitheatre), Raffles Institution (JC), 1 Raffles Institution Lane, Singapore

To register for the SAO, please email kaiyen [at] astronomy [dot] sg through your school teacher in-charge (if applicable) with your name, contact number, email address, nationality, school name and school year by 18 February. Do note that this year, a registration fee of $5, payable by cash on the day of the competition, is required per participant in the SAO.

Prizewinners of the SAO are honoured in our Hall of Fame - check out the list below!

Hall of Fame

*UPDATE* The 4th SAO question paper & solutions have been released.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information contained in the below documents (4th SAO question paper; 4th SAO full solutions & 4th SAO condensed solutions), the 4th SAO Committee will not entertain any requests regarding questions, solutions and marking. By accessing these documents, you agree to the above disclaimer.

4th SAO question paper

4th SAO full solutions

4th SAO condensed solutions

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11th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA)

Duration: 12 - 21 November 2017
Location: Phuket, Thailand
Team size: Up to 5 students
Age limit: Not more than 20 years old as at 31 Dec of that year.

For inquiries, please email contact [at] astronomy [dot] sg. Volunteer trainers are also welcome.
Updated on 16 January 2017