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Hanny van Arkel does not have a background in astronomy and had only been using the galaxyzoo. com site for one week before she found the voorwerp.
Hanny van Arkel Discovers Celestial Voorwerp at Galaxyzoo.com 2008
Also, it’s fun to learn what voorwerp means in Dutch.
Rambles at starchamber.com » Blog Archive » Astronomical crowdsourcing and Hanny’s Voorwerp 2008
vanishedone commented on the word voorwerp
Dutch for object/thing, apparently. Hanny's Voorwerp is an astronomical phenomenon.
October 21, 2008