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Greatest discoverer of comets discovers his first

Greatest discoverer of comets discovers his first

11 July, 1801

Jean-Louis Pons discovered his first comet on 11th July 1801. The French astronomer discovered a total of 36 comets in the next 27 years. This is the largest number of comets ever found and recorded by anyone, which makes Pons the greatest comet discoverer in history.

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