Reaching for the Stars

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Duration: 20 minutes

For more than half a century Sir Patrick Moore encouraged people to look up at the wonders of the night skies. Fittingly in this programme, recorded just before his death, he and his team offer advice to those who are discovering astronomy for the very first time. How should they set up their new telescopes and what should they seek out in the winter skies as they begin to share Sir Patrick's lifelong passion for the stars?


Patrick Moore
Chris Lintott
Series Producer
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer
William Lyons
Pete Lawrence
Paul G Abel
Chris North


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