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Sir Patrick Moore

Mark Lawson talks to the astronomer and English eccentric Sir Patrick Moore about his early life, career and the future of space exploration in an interview that was recorded in 2007. The late Sir Patrick presented the BBC programme The Sky at Night for over 50 years, making him the longest-running host of the same television show ever. He presented the first edition of the programme on 24th April 1957 and last appeared in an episode broadcast in late 2012.

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Mon 14 Jan 2013 02:50

Sir Patrick Moore 1923-2012

Sir Patrick Moore 1923-2012

Stars of showbusiness and science have paid tribute to the celebrated astronomer and broadcaster, who died recently aged 89.


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PresenterMark Lawson

The Sky at Night


Sir Patrick Moore presented The Sky at Night for over 55 years.