John K. Davies

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John Keith Davies (b. 1955 Liverpool, England) is a British astronomer.


Whilst at Leicester University, Davies 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]


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

"Cosmic Impact", publication date 1986-09-01, St. Martin's Press, ISBN 978-0-312-17024-0, hardcover, 192 pages, illustrated.