back to article SOHO solar scope spies 3000th 'sungrazer' comet

One Worachate Boonplod of Thailand has been honoured as the person who spotted the 3,000th comet revealed to date by the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO). The 3,000th comet spotted by SOHO. Pic: NASA Comet 3,000 ahoy. Pic: ESA/NASA SOHO was launched in 1995 to observe the Sun's atmosphere and solar wind. Although …

  1. Tom 7 Silver badge

    Worachate Boonplod?

    Is this a Douglas Adams story?

    1. Graham Marsden
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      Re: Worachate Boonplod?

      I was also thinking of Douglas Adams, but wondering if they'd spotted Disaster Area's black stunt ship...

  2. Michael H.F. Wilkinson

    Well done that man!

    A toast to the 3000th Soho Sun-grazer and Worachate Boonplod!

    (and yes, that does sound a bit like a History Monk's name to me, but goodness knows what my name means in Thai)

    1. Anonymous Coward
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      Re: Well done that man!

      "...but goodness knows what my name means in Thai)"

      Garland of Flowers

  3. Your alien overlord - fear me

    "We have even had two 13 year olds." - someome will take that out of context !!!

    1. Omgwtfbbqtime

      Stop thinking of the children you sick person!

      1. Mark 85

        Maybe he's a member of Parliament or Congress.... ok.. I'm leaving.

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