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ASTRON regularly sends out press releases about its activities, such as astronomical discoveries with the Westerbork and the LOFAR telescopes, developments in the Square Kilometre Array project and events, such as workshops and conferences. If you would lik to receive our press releases, please let us know.

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On the you can find images of the LOFAR telescope, the Westerbork telescope and the Dwingeloo telescope. Astronomical images are also available. Copyright information is displayed with the images. Besides this, each news release is accompanied by relevant material that can be used for non-commercial purposes.

Video

It is possible to use film material, made by ASTRON. Videos are available in HD quality and we can make (parts of) the film available to you (only for non-commercial purposes). Many of our movies are available on our YouTube channel.

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How does a radio wave become a picture? Part II: Compact receivers. A radio wave that has travelled light years is picked up by a receiver on a telescope through an antenna. The (very weak) signal is then amplified and digitized. Read part 2 here: http://bit.ly/3aznntV

How does a radio wave become a picture? Planets, stars and nebula’s all emit radio waves, which are a form of invisible light waves. Read here the first part on what happens to those radio waves when they are received by a radio telescope! 📡🌠http://bit.ly/2YFDuQM

What's it like to work at ASTRON?
Project manager @PieterBenthem tells about his job, among which his work on the AAVS1 for the @SKA_telescope, of which LOFAR is a pathfinder project.
https://bit.ly/3bMKIv8

What's it like to work at ASTRON?
Project manager @PieterBenthem tells about his job, among which his work on the AAVS1 for the @SKA_telescope.
https://bit.ly/3bMKIv8

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