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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 6th SAO are as follows:

Date: 26 May 2018 (Saturday)

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

Venue: Hwa Chong Institution

Registration Deadline: 21 April 2018

To register for the SAO, please email sao [at] astronomy [dot] sg  to indicate your interest. Thereafter, you will receive a reply with an invitation letter, along with full details, syllabus, and instructions.  Do note that this year, a registration fee of $5, payable by bank transfer to Astronomy.SG, 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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12th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA)

Duration: October -  November 2018 (Date TBC)
Location: Beijing, China
Team size: Up to 5 students
Age limit: Not more than 20 years old as at 31 Dec of that year.

Website of the previous IOAA:

For inquiries, please email sao [at] astronomy [dot] sg. Volunteer trainers are also welcome.
Updated on 02 March 2018