Team Nepal at 10th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA2016) awarded 'Honorable Mention' to Bijay Chandra Luitel. He was an absolute winner of 3rd National Astronomy Olympiad 2016 (NAO2016) was held during June 11 till August 31, 2016 in Nepal.
IOAA2016 was held in Bhuwaneshwor, Odisha, India during December 9-19, 2016 where 234 students from 42 counrties participated for different awards. Team Nepal was formed with the top five scorers among 188 applicants from Biratnagar, Chitwan, Kathmandu Valley and Pokhara participated during our NAO2016. They were Bijaya Chandra Luitel and Divas Subedi from Chelsea International Academy, Nawaj KC from Trinity International College, Rabin Thapa from St. Xavier's College and Tarun Timalsina from Gandaki Higher Secondary Boarding School. Team Nepal was led by Suresh Bhattarai and Manisha Dwa as Team Leaders.
The International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA) is an annual astronomy competition for high school students. It is one of the international science Olympiads. It has three rounds namely Theoretical Round, Data Analysis Round and Observational Round. It also has team competition round to strengthen team work within or among the teams of different countries.
Are you looking forward to our 4th National Astronomy Olympiad? Details will be available at www.nepalastronomicalsociety.org/olympiad soon!