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Young astronomers from the region among the best

Students of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian province were among the winners of the National Astronomical Olympiad. Zofia Kaczmarek from Torun and Paweł Ciuba from Wloclawek won second place. Marshal Piotr Całbecki 12 March, congratulated young astronomers. Students were also donated by the Marshal's astronomical equipment: binoculars "Finderscope comets" with a tripod.

Uczniowie z województwa Kujawsko – Pomorskiego znaleźli się wśród laureatów Ogólnopolskiej Olimpiady Astronomicznej. Zofia Kaczmarek z Torunia oraz Paweł Ciuba z Włocławka zajęli w konkursie drugie miejsce ex aequo. Marszałek Piotr Całbecki 12 marca złożył gratulacje młodym astronomom. Uczniowie otrzymali też ufundowany przez Urząd Marszałkowski sprzęt astronomiczny: lornetkę „szukacz komet” ze statywem.

- I am glad that the Kujawsko-Pomorskie who proudly call astronomical region, there is no shortage talented students who have their passions and interests direct research toward the sky and astrophysical phenomena. In our province we a number of innovative projects, whose purpose is to interest young people the teachings of science. Serve this, among other things, our Astrobases Copernicus - says Marshal Piotr Całbecki.

Zofia Kaczmarek from the 1st class of the Academic High School in Torun is also the winner of the first edition of the Astronomical Regional Competition. Pawel Ciuba the student 3. Class High School in Wloclawek.

Nationwide Astronomy Olympiad took place after the time 58. The subject of the competition concerns astronomy, physics and astronomical aspects of geography. The final struggle with the participation of 21 students from across the Polish took place between 5 and 8 March at the Planetarium and Astronomical Observatory in Chorzow. In addition to the theoretical task, participants had to perform an independent astronomical observation. Description of the knowledge of the appearance of the sky under the artificial sky planetarium. The five-team, made up of finalists Olympics, will take part in the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (July 26 - August 3), which this year will be held in Indonesia.

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