Jacques Leibax Montaigne (1716 - 1785?)

From Limoges, France, amateur astronomer Jacques Leibax Montaigne discovered three comets: 3D/1772 E1 Biela (1772 Montaigne, 1772), C/1774 P1 Montaigne (1774 Montaigne, 1774), and C/1780 U1 Montaigne-Olbers (1780 Montaigne-Olbers, 1780). All these were also observed by Charles Messier and other observers.

Thanks to Fabio Zugno for contributing data on Jacques Leibax Montaigne!

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