Welcome to Astronomy! In this event, teams will demonstrate an understanding of Variability of Low & Mid-Mass Stars.
The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. You can find free online copies of the current rules for download on the 2022 Rules page of the Science Olympiad website. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence. This event has been generously supported by NASA's Universe of Learning Astrophysics STEM Learning and Literacy Network.
Resources & Links
- NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory Site - Webinars and more!
- NASA's Universe of Learning
- Space Telescope Science Institute
- Spitzer Space Telescope
- National Radio Astronomy Observatory
- Astronomy picture of the day
- NASA JS9 Image Analysis Tools, Guides, Tutorials and Investigations
- Hubble Space Views of Variable Stars - NASA
- Exoplanet Study Lab
- MicroObservatory Robotic Telescope Network
- Amazing Space
- NASA Solar System Simulator
- Sky & Telescope Magazine
- Space Weather
- PlanetQuest - Jet Propulsion Lab Resource
- Webb Telescope Community Events
Science Olympiad Store Materials
PRACTICE PROBLEMS & TESTS
- 2022 info coming soon!
EVENT SUPERVISOR RESOURCES
In addition to the resources on the Event Supervisors page, Astronomy Event Supervisors should be sure to use the following resources:
- Event Logistics Manual - Updated for 2022 with new information concerning COVID-19 precautions, running the event in Satellite and mini SO tournament formats, and more tips on the event!