ASTRON is the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy. Our mission is to make discoveries in radio astronomy happen!
Heavenly bodies - my attempt this evening to capture #Mars in opposition, next to the full #Moon -taken from Chateau Westerbergen.
ASTRON-JIVE x-mas party - JIVE director prepares to get tough with SKA leaders (snigger, snigger) #STFC...
Our Astronomy Group (and the director of JIVE) building snowmen at the ASTRON Christmas party!
Life is crap!
The most recent aerial images from Peter Benemma - great aerial shot of the LOFAR central core. Courtesy Aerophoto Eelde.
The legendary Barry Clarke (NRAO) receives the Grote Reber medal 2009 at the #IAU (Div X).
Jan Hogbom making coloured contour maps of the galaxy from Parkes radio telescope data! Presented by Ron Eckers at #IAU Div X (WG history of radio astronomy)
#IAU backdrop tries to make unsubtle point about Pluto's place in the solar system - poor Pluto...
One view of the #IAU ceremony
Picture of the first LOFAR station (302). Located not far from the central "super-terp".
tweet tweet - chicks safely hatching in the LOFAR core area.
Astron well represented at recent JENAM - MarsRover was interesting - lot of rain there recently ;-)
More images from last week's fire around Exloo
Images from last week's fire around Exloo
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