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The discoveries of Canada's most famous amateur astronomer Add to ...

David Levy is credited with discovering 23 comets, either independently or with Gene and Carolyn S. Shoemaker, but it was their discovery in March 1993, of what became known as Shoemaker-Levy 9, that cemented his place in astronomy history.

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