2017 First Round Registration Open!

Thanks everyone for being so patient with us. We’re excited to open the selection process for the 2017 US IOAA team! Register here for the First Round Exam which will take place online during April 24-28.

For those that don’t know about us, the USA Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad selects and trains a team to attend the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics, which will happen in Thailand this year. Our selection tests cover a broad variety of topics from observational astronomy to theoretical cosmology. Anyone is welcome to register, however you must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident to qualify for the team.

Check out our Resources page to see what kinds of things might appear on an exam. See our About page to learn more about the USAAAO. Email us at info@usaaao.org if you have any questions.

Lastly, here’s a picture of the recent solar flare from NASA!

Credit: NASA/SDO