Dwingeloo Radio Observatory


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Dwingeloo Radio Observatory

(dwing-gă-loo ) The administrative headquarters of the Netherlands Foundation for Research in Astronomy (NFRA) known as ASTRON (Stichting Astronomisch Onderzoek in Nederland) in Dutch. It is the site of a 25-meter radio telescope that came into operation in 1955 and can observe at 1.42, 1.66, and 5 GHz.