Additional Materials

Lecture Notes



IOAA Problems by Topic





1) Foundations of Astrophysics by Barbara Ryden


2) Fundamental Astronomy by Karttunen et. al.


3) An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics by Bradley Carroll and Dale Ostlie


4) Astronomy Principles and Practice by Archie E. Roy and David Clarke


5) Introduction to Cosmology by Barbara Ryden



Video Lectures


The following YouTube links are helpful resources. However, these are NOT curriculums with which the competitions are based on.


Introductory level: Astronomy and Space


Intermediate level: Crash Course Astronomy Series


Advanced level: Astronomy/Astrophysics


Night Sky in January 2023