Allegro, the European ALMA Regional Center node in the Netherlands

Allegro provides general user support for the ALMA community and offers expert help on high-frequency ALMA observations, synergy with radio astronomy, and science analysis tools.

Allegro integrates the expertise relevant to ALMA within the astronomical institutions and universities in the Netherlands. This includes the astronomy departments of the Dutch universities cooperating as the Netherlands Research School for Astronomy (NOVA), the Netherlands Foundation for Research in Astronomy (ASTRON), the Netherlands Institute for Space Research (SRON) and the Joint Institute for VLBI in Europe (JIVE).

News from ALMA

ALMA Cycle 5 Proposal Review: Detailed Report

A detailed report on the outcome of the ALMA Cycle 5 Proposal Review Process is now available. The report details the proposal review process, proposal statistics and regional distributions, as well as the proposal distribution across science categories and receiver bands. The report can be downloaded here.


Allegro was established by Leiden Observatory, the Netherlands Research School for Astronomy (NOVA), and the Physical Sciences division of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO/EW). Funding is provided by NWO/EW.