Carolyn S. Shoemaker

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Carolyn S. Shoemaker
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Born (1929-06-24) Juin 24, 1929 (age 87)
Gallup, New Mexico, Unitit States
Ceetizenship American
Naitionality American
Fields Astronomy
Institutions Californie Institute o Technology
Palomar Observatory, Californie
Kent for co-discoverer o Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9
Notable awairds James Craig Watson Medal (1998)
Naitional Aeronautics an Space Admeenistration,
Exceptional Scienteefic Achievement Medal
Rittenhouse Medal (1988)
Scientist of the Year Awaird (1995)
Spoose Eugene Shoemaker 1951–1997 (his daith)

Carolyn Jean Spellmann Shoemaker (born Juin 24, 1929) is an American astronomer an is a co-discoverer o Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9.[1] She ance held the record for maist comets discovered bi an individual.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Mestel, Rosie (Julie 9, 1994). "Carolyn Shoemaker and 'Her Comet'". New Scientist. 143 (1933). p. 23. 
  2. "Carolyn Shoemaker". Astrogeology Science Center. USGS.