The Sky at Night

Our team of astronomers tell us what's on view in the night sky. From comets to quasars, there is always something fascinating to discuss in the Universe.


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Sir Patrick Moore 1923-2012

Sir Patrick Moore 1923-2012
Born in the same year that the BBC was founded, Patrick’s career represented the Corporation at its very best.

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