John K. Davies

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John Keith Davies (b. 1955 Liverpool, England)

Discovery[edit]

Whilst at Leicester University discovered the source of the Geminid meteors, the asteroid called 3200 Phaethon.[1]

OPTICON project[edit]

In 2001 he began as Project Scientist for the OPTICON project, an organisation with the goal of integrating all of European astronomers.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ homepage 21:06 10.10.2011
  2. ^ biography 21:10 10.10.2011

Publications[edit]

"Astronomy from Space" (Wiley-Praxis Series in Astronomy & Astrophysics), publication date 1997, Wiley-Blackwell, IISBN 9780471962588, hardcover, 346 pages, illustrated

"Cosmic Impact", publication date 1986-09-01, St. Martin's Press, ISBN 980312170240, hardcover, 192 pages, illustrated.