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

Over 70 students from all over the world participated in the 9th European Radio Interferometry School (#ERIS2022) - hosted by @jivevlbi and ASTRON & funded by the #H2020 @ORP_Astro - in Dwingeloo (the Netherlands) on 19-23 September 2022 @RadioNet_EU

https://www.astron.nl/eris-2022-school-inspires-next-generation-of-radio-astronomers/

Gigantic radio sources up to ten million light years in size discovered in the universe using the LOFAR radio telescope. Read more about this exciting result on the website of @HambObs https://www.qu.uni-hamburg.de/activities/news/29-09-22-megahalos-nature.html

Gigantic radio sources up to ten million light years in size discovered in the universe using the @LOFAR radio telescope. Read more about this exciting result on the website of @HambObs https://www.qu.uni-hamburg.de/activities/news/29-09-22-megahalos-nature.html

Many of ASTRON's scientific discoveries were made with the Dwingeloo radio telescope. To tell you a bit more about this, we have published the second video in our virtual tour.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBUp9IMgo6c

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