H.E.S.S. phone numbers and address in Namibia

Analog phone

Phone no. +264 (0)62 572 176

Phone in the control room; provides phone and fax service and an answering machine.

Digital phone system (2 ISDN lines)

Phone no. +264 (0)62 572 177

This phone number is connected to an "automated attendant" serving incoming calls. When calling this number, wait for the machine to answer, then dial the extension number or 0 for the "operator". Note that phone charges start once the machine answers!

For all 1xx and 2xx extensions, outgoing calls are enabled for Namibia and RSA. Extensions 100, 101, 102, 200, 210 are enabled worldwide. Phone charges are about 8 N$ per minute to Germany, and 11 N$ to France!

Room Extension
Control room 100, 101, 102
Control room 100, 101, 102
Processor farm 111
Office 121
Electronics workshop 131
Mechanical workshop 141
Residence living room 200
Residence room 1 201
Residence room 2 202
Residence room 3 203
Residence room 4 204
Residence room 5 205
Residence room 6 (E. Tjingaete) 206
Site manager flat (T. Hanke) 210
Guard 300

Other phone numbers and email addresses

See safety document for phone numbers of neighboring farms, emergency numbers etc.

Site Manager (Toni Hanke): cthess at mweb.com.na
Technical Coordinator (Michael Panter): Michael.Panter at mpi-hd.mpg.de

Postal address

Mail address: 

Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik
H.E.S.S. Experiment
P.O. Box 86628 (EROS)

Shipping address Goellschau:

Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik
H.E.S.S. Experiment
Farm Goellschau
Khomas/District Windhoek