Monday, The 12th of June, 2017

Astrochallenge (AC)

AC Past Records

Hwa Chong has done quite well every year in Astrochallenge

2019

Overall:

Snr: 3rd
Observation Round: 2nd

Snr MCQ

Yang Yuchen 1st
Arthur Lim 7th
Wu Xiao 18th
Lim Jia Qi 21st
Wang Chu Hao 26th
Wu Jun Xian 29th
Bonotan Grace Ann Biton 32nd
Qiao Yun Xi 36th

Jr MCQ

Tey Yi Fan 15th

Project Round

Junior Video: 6th
Junior Exhibit: 6th

Senior Video: 3rd (Team 3), 4th (Team 1), 7th (Team 2), 8th (Team 4)
Senior Exhibit: 5th (Team 3), 6th (Team 4)


2018

Overall:

Jr: 4th
Snr: 1st
Observation Round: 1st

Snr MCQ

Yang Yuchen 3rd
Benjamin Luo 5th
Fong Ken Rui 6th
Khok Yek How 7th

Jr MCQ

Goh Chen Jun 10th

Team HCAstro 2018


2017

Leader of the Delegation: Nicholas Phung-Zhang

Overall:
Jr 3rd
Snr: 3rd

Jr MCQ:

Benjamin Luo: 1st
Gong Chen Jun: 8th
Shi Cheng Edison: 10th

Jr DRQ: 2nd

 

Best Jr Astronomer

Best Jr Astronomer 2017, Benjamin Luo

 

Snr MCQ:

Nicholas Phung-Zhang: 3rd
Tran Nguyen Manh Thien: 5th
Mao Ziming: 12th
Yang Junhui: 12th
Fong Ken Rui: 12th
Jeanne Ouyang: 12th
Khoh Yek How: 18th
Aloysius Tay: 19th
Claudia Liauw: 28th
Wang Ming Chuan: 29th
Tham Kaiwen: 40th
Wong Jun Hui, Ryan: 44th

 

Snr DRQ: 2nd, 5th and 7th

Snr Project: 2nd and 9th

Observation: 1st

Best Observation 2017

Best Observation 2017, A record for HCAstro. Academics and Practical Head 2017 collecting the prize

 

Preliminary results:

Jr: 2nd overall

Sr: 1st, 4th, 5th overall

Team HCAstro 2017

Team HCAstro 2017


2016

Leader of the Delegation: See Ming Jie

Overall:

Jr: 3rd

Snr: 2nd

Jr MCQ:

Gong Chen Jun: 3rd

Shi Cheng Edison: 16th

Benjamin Lu0: 16th

2016 Snr Team

2016 Snr Team

Snr MCQ:

See Ming Jie: 4th

Nicholas Phung-Zhang: 9th

How Rui Yang: 11th

Mao Ziming: 13th

Snr DRQ: 5th

Snr Project: 2nd

Observation: 4th


2015

Leader of the Delegation: Tai Yingzhe Tommy

Overall:

Jr: 5th

Snr: 2nd

2015 Jr Team

2015 Jr Team

 

Jr MCQ:

Shi Cheng Edison: 9th

Snr MCQ:

Keven Loo: 1st

Tai Yingzhe Tommy: 4th

See Mingjie: 7th

Dai Tianxing: 9th

Snr DRQ: 1st

Snr Project: 8th

Observation: 3rd


2014

Leader of Delegation: Mark Theng Kwang Hui

Overall:

Snr 2nd

JR MCQ:

Nicholas Phung-Zhang: 10th

Snr DRQ: 6th

Snr Project: 2nd and 5th

Observation: 3rd


2013

Overall:

Snr 2nd

MCQ:

Theng Kwang Hui Mark: 3rd

Lu Wenyu: 4th

Fan Bowen: 6th

Joel Tan: 9th

DRQ: 1st

Project: 1st

Observation: 3rd


About AC

AC Mission

Astrochallenge (AC) aims to enhance student interest and understanding in Astronomy, and to foster close inter-school ties through this shared interest.

Their Vision

AstroChallenge, as the largest Astronomy-based competition in Singapore, aims to promote and facilitate Astronomy as both an intellectual pursuit and personal passion.

About Them

AstroChallenge is an annual astronomy competition jointly organised by the Astronomical Societies of National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University. AstroChallenge is specially-tailored for students in Secondary Schools, Junior Colleges and Polytechnics.

Inaugurated in 2002, AstroChallenge aims to broaden student interest and knowledge in astronomy; and to strengthen inter-school ties through their common interests. Students will tackle rigorous questions covering both theoretical and practical astronomy.

AstroChallenge is supported by both the National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University.

Rounds

Each AC consists of the following rounds

  1. MCQ: 50 Multiple-Choice Questions, 2 points for correct, -1 for incorrect
  2. DRQ: 5 Data Response Questions
  3. Observation: for selected members only, maximium 5 per school
  4. Project: do a project, have fun

MCQ thinking

Project Round Presentation 2017

Project Round Presentation 2017

Team 3 Presentation 2017

Enquiries

If you are a HCI student, enquiries can be directed to astrochallenge(at)hcastro.org.
Else: please go to their website at astrochallenge.org

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