The ASTRON office is located about 3 kilometers from the village Dwingeloo in the Province of Drenthe. ASTRON is situated next to the Dwingeloo Radio Telescope, which is maintained and operated by the CAMRAS foundation. The nearest towns with a railway station are Beilen (within biking distance, about 14 km) and Hoogeveen (within biking distance, via Hoogeveenseweg/Kraloërweg 11.5 km).

Guest house

ASTRON has a guest house with 10 rooms, a shared kitchen and living room. We only facilitate accommodation (overnight stay) with bicycle use included.

During your stay you can buy your own groceries and prepare your own meals. From Monday till Friday you can buy breakfast (from 8.30) and lunch (between 12.00 - 1.00 pm) in the canteen which is located in the main building.

The price of a single room is € 43,50 per night.

If you need a room, please contact your host or the secretariat of your host's division to reserve a room in the guest house.

Latest tweets

We are very proud of @mabrentjens who has won @UniLeiden's Teacher of the Year 2022 award!

Today, construction on the #SKA radio telescope officially started. Together with @CGI_Global, S[&]T, and @TriOpSys we are already developing important software components for processing the vast amounts of data the SKA telescope will produce.

Today was the official start of the construction of the @SKAO's #SKA radio telescope in Australia and South Africa. Together with #TOPIC, we are already working on the development of the central signal processor for the SKA Low frequency telescope.

Daily image of the week: LDV gets busy
The LTA hosts about 60 PB of data, making it the largest astronomical data collection to date and an invaluable resource for science. The LDV aims to make these data available to the community.