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Herschel in the Red

Patrick Moore discusses what Herschel, Europe's biggest and most expensive space satellite, will do once it begins its infrared exploration of the universe.

Dr Chris Lintott gets a rare chance to see the Herschel mirror, which at 3.5 metres will be the biggest astronomical mirror ever to be sent into space.

20 minutes

Last on

Sat 11 Apr 2009 14:10
BBC Two except Scotland


Role Contributor
PresenterPatrick Moore
PresenterChris Lintott
ProducerJane Fletcher
Executive ProducerWilliam Lyons

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