Training and Preparation

This page features all problems and possible solutions of the International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition of previous years. The solutions are mostly example submission of outstanding participants.

Preparation Materials and Books

Our team frequently receives the questions "How should I prepare for the competition?" and "What books would you recommend?". Following skills are required to solve the IAAC problems: In general, all standard school or university books from your local region are useful and contain most information required to approach the problems. Besides that, several popular astronomy and physics books will communicate interesting and usufull knowledge about astrononomy, cosmology, and astrophysics.


IAAC Edition of 2019

This International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition took place for the first time in 2019.

Qualification Round 2019

Problem Sheet: Qualification Round 2019
(Basic) Solution: (Basic) Solution
Solution #1: Example Solution #1 (M. A. Ashmawy)
Solution #2: Example Solution #2 (A. Anilao)
Solution #3: Example Solution #3 (P. A. Adejumobi)

Pre-Final Round 2019

Problem Sheet: Pre-Final Round 2019
(Basic) Solution: (Basic) Solution
Solution #1: Example Solution #1 (A. Anilao)
Solution #2: Example Solution #2 (T. A. Khan)

Final Round 2019

Problem Sheet: Final Round Exam 2019
(Official) Solution: (Official) Solution