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Monster Star

Sir Patrick Moore and Chris Lintott are joined by Dr Richard Parker, one of the team of UK astronomers who have discovered the brightest and most massive star so far.

Astronomers based in the UK have discovered the brightest and most massive star so far. But how did it get so big? Sir Patrick Moore and Chris Lintott are joined by one of the team who discovered the star, Dr Richard Parker.

August also sees one of the most spectacular meteor showers of the year - Pete Lawrence and Paul Abel explain the best way of observing the Perseids.

30 minutes

Last on

Thu 5 Aug 2010 02:50

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Role Contributor
Presenter Patrick Moore
Presenter Chris Lintott
Producer Paul Vanezis
Executive Producer William Lyons

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