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Sir Patrick Moore: Astronomer, Broadcaster and Eccentric

A look back at the extraordinary life of Sir Patrick Moore, focusing on his work as an astronomer and broadcaster. His keen interest in the night sky inspired generations. With contributions from Brian May, Sir Tim Rice and Heather Couper.

30 minutes

Last on

Sun 13 Jan 2013 20:30

Tributes flow in for Sir Patrick

Tributes flow in for Sir Patrick
"He lived and breathed his subject."

The astronomical community pay their respects

About Sir Patrick Moore

About Sir Patrick Moore
"I had several slices of luck."

Patrick in his own words

Fifty years of history

Fifty years of history
Patrick has interviewed many great figures of astronomy and space exploration.

Watch his interview with Neil Armstrong

More clips from The Sky at Night


Role Contributor
Participant Brian May
Participant Tim Rice


  • Tue 11 Dec 2012 22:35
  • Tue 11 Dec 2012 23:05
  • Sun 13 Jan 2013 20:30