School students from European Coutries all aroud the World are invited to take part in the 2020 Catch a Star contest. This is a European astronomical writing contest, with some prizes that will leave students starry-eyed!

To participate, students should submit a written report on an astronomical topic of their own choice - for example, an astronomical object, phenomenon, observation, scientific problem or theory. Reports must be written in English and be no more than 5000 words in length. Contestants may work in groups of up to three students, plus a group leader who is not a student.

Each submission must be emailed as a PDF file to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The deadline for all entries was 23h59 CET on December 23th, 2020.

There will be five lucky winners chosen in the Main Category that will have prizes like mounted pictures, video conference with a professional astronomer, and more.

The prize announcement will be on January 15th, 2021.

Project Coordinator: Veselka Radeva (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).