First prize (ex-aequo)

Mounted image 196: VLT looks into The Eyes of the Virgin

Project: The discovery of the variability of HD 46089, which visible to the naked eye, the most important one made by the Galati Astronomical Observatory

Student: Gabriel Cristian Neagu, Calin Popovici
Teacher: Jan Ovidiu Tercu (mentor) Galati Astronomical Observatory
Address: Astroclub, Regiment 11 Siret, Galati, Romania
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Project: Experimental determination of the solar rotation period for sunspots

Student: Belén Vicente Cebrián Guindàvols
Teacher: Anicet Cosialls Manonelles
School: High School, Lleida, Spain
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Second Prize

Mounted image 139: Stars are born in the dust-banded Trifid Nebula

Project: Artificial satellites of the Earth

Students: Balan Simona, 9th grade Iamandei Roxana, 9th grade Jumarea Andra, 7th grade
Teacher: Jumarea Liliana
School: National College “Nicolae Iorga”
Address: National College “Nicolae Iorga” – Valenii de Munte, Prahova Romania
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Third prize

Mounted image 033: NGC 2467 and surroundings

Project: Eliminating Virtual Impactors with Mega-Precovery (VIMP)

Student: Ciobanu Daria Alice
Teacher: Naghi Elisabeta Ana
School: "Mihai Viteazul" National College
Address: "Mihai Viteazul" National College, 62 Pache Protopopescu Avenue, sector 2, Bucharest, Romania
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Fourth place

Mounted image 039: Spiral galaxy NGC 253

Project: Measuring distance to the moon by parallax

Students: Klara Świątek and Wiktor Dziwota
Teacher: Łukasz Maślaniec
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School: 1 Liceum Ogólnokształcące im. Króla Kazimierza Wielkiego w Bochn
           Youth Astronomical Observatory in Niepołomice (www.moa.edu.pl)

Fifth place

Mounted image 119: Cerro Armazones night-time panorama

Project: Evolution of Low Earth Orbit Satellite Distributions

Students: George Chiriac, Ionel Chiosa and Madalina Fron
Teacher:  Dr. Delia Davidescu
School: International Computer Highschool of Bucharest and "Roman Voda" National College
Address: Str. Balta Albina Nr. 9, Bucharest, Romania

SPECIAL PRIZES FOR YOUNG STUDENTS

1. Special prize for young students(10-13 Years old)

ESO shop: Poster: Spiral Galaxy NGC 1232
ESO shop: Poster: ESO’s VLT reveals the Carina Nebula's Hidden Secrets

1 poster for each student and 1 for the teacher

Best astro-computer simulation (ex-aequo)

Project: HD 10180 planetary system simulations using Scratch 3.0.

Student: Rytis Babianskas (11 years old).
School address: Kaunas Pilėnai progymnasium, Šiaurės pr. 73, Kaunas 49246, Lithuania.
Tutor: Carlos Viscasillas Vázquez.
Vilnius University, ITPA, Saulėtekio av. 3, Vilnius 10257, Lithuania.
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Project: Exoplanet Accurate Orbits and Transit Simulator v.0.1(ExAcTOS)

Student: Rytis Babianskas (11 years old).
Kaunas Pilėnai progymnasium, Šiaurės pr. 73, Kaunas 49246, Lithuania.
Tutor: Carlos Viscasillas Vázquez.
Vilnius University, ITPA, Saulėtekio av. 3, Vilnius 10257, Lithuania.
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2.Special prize for very young students(8-10 Years old)

ESO shop: Poster: Spiral Galaxy NGC 1232
ESO shop: Poster: ESO’s VLT reveals the Carina Nebula's Hidden Secrets

1 poster for each student and 1 for the teacher

Best astronomical research project (ex-aequo)

Project: Habitabily Zone: The challenge of the five kingdoms.

Students: Juan Manuel Prieto Martín, Jan Szauman-Szumski Orozco
Teacher: Juan A. Prieto Sánchez, Mª Pilar Oro6-zco Sáenz
School: Colegio Huerta de la Cruz.
Address: Algeciras (CÁDIZ)- SPAIN
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Project: Cosmic fishermen: in search of ferromagnetic spherules

Students: Juan Manuel Prieto Martín, Jan Szauman-Szumski Orozco
Teacher: Juan A. Prieto Sánchez, Mª Pilar Oro6-zco Sáenz
School: Colegio Huerta de la Cruz.
Address: Algeciras (CÁDIZ)- SPAIN
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