He discovered the periodic comet 115P/Maury as well as the non-periodic C/1988 C1 (Maury-Phinney).
He participated in the OCA DLR Asteroid Survey (ODAS), which also discovered some asteroids during its 30-month lifetime.
The asteroid 3780 Maury was named in his honour.
Since 2003, Maury and his wife Alejandra have operated their own observatory near San Pedro de Atacama in Northern Chile. There, they give tours introducing visitors to the night sky in order to finance their own research and further public interest in astronomy.
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