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.

Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9: A Decade Later

This week marks the 10th anniversary of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 impacting the clouds of Jupiter. Sky & Telescope contributing editor and SL9 codiscoverer David Levy reflects on some of the events surrounding the Great Comet Crash.

Starfest 2003: Dark Skies and Aliens

If you've never been in to a star party, I strongly recommend that you attend one. Even if it's cloudy, you are virtually guaranteed to come away with your astronomical batteries tremendously recharged. You meet old friends, make new ones, and make your observing experience so much richer. So when Sky & Telescope asked me…