On the Stockert mountain close to the town of Bad Münstereifel you will find the first fully steerable radio telescope of Germany, the “Astropeiler”. Originally built in 1956, it is now equipped with up to date technology and is used for various activities:
Scientific observations are performed within the possibilities of a 25-m class instrument. This is frequently done in cooperation with other institutions or universities.
Students of Physics and Astrophysics can take part in lab courses. Also, observations from the site are used for Master- or Bachelor Theses.
School classes of different age can visit the site and do lab courses.
The site is open to visitors during the designated times. Tours are offered which give insight into radio astronomy and observations can be experienced live.
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