SOHO is the most successful comet discoverer in history, having found more than 4,100 new comets in over 25-years of operation! The overwhelming majority of these comets have been found by amateur astronomers and enthusiasts from all over the world, scouring the SOHO images for a likely comet candidate from the comfort of their own home.
Absolutely anyone can join this project -- all you need is an internet connection, plenty of free time, and a lot of patience!
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