Author Archives: David H. Levy

David H. Levy

About David H. Levy

With 34 books and 22 independent or shared comet discoveries to his credit, David Levy is one of the world's best-known amateur astronomers.

Earth appears as a tiny point of light behind Saturn's backlit rings in this photo from the Cassini spacecraft.

A Time to Soar

Sky & Telescope contributing editor David Levy reports on Spacefest 2009, which is billed as "The Ultimate Space Show."

Acadia University

Coming Home

Sky & Telescope contributing editor David H. Levy heads back to his alma mater in Nova Scotia, Canada, to teach, remember, and reflect.

Geminid meteor

An Alpha Leonid Meteor Watch?

Few meteor showers are a cascade of shooting stars. Sky & Telescope contributing editor David H. Levy explains that there's simple pleasure in paying attention to sparser showers.

White House, S&T: Dennis di Cicco

Obamastronomy

Imagine if America's leaders had to have an astronomical background? Sky & Telescope contributing editor David H. Levy has been thinking about that.

Foothills students

A Night of Service

Community service can mean bringing the cosmos down to Earth, as Sky & Telescope contributing editor David H. Levy explains while "On the Road."