Asteroid named after author Douglas Adams

Four years since he passed away in 2001, an asteroid has been named after Douglas Adams, the British author famous for his Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy trilogy of books (in 5 parts).

The asteroid is named ‘Douglasadmans’. In 2001 just days after his death, another asteroid was named ‘Athur Dent’ after the main human character in the Hitchhiker books.

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