Patrick Moore

Sir Patrick Alfred Caldwell-Moore (; 4 March 1923 – 9 December 2012) was a British amateur astronomer who attained prominence in that field as a writer, researcher, radio commentator and television presenter.

Moore's early interest in astronomy led him to join the British Astronomical Association at the age of eleven. He served in the Royal Air Force during World War II and briefly taught before publishing his first book on lunar observation in 1953. Renowned for his expertise in Moon observation and the creation of the Caldwell catalogue, Moore authored more than seventy astronomy books. He hosted the world's longest-running television series with the original presenter, BBC's ''The Sky at Night'', from 1957 until his death in 2012. Idiosyncrasies such as his rapid diction and monocle made him a popular and instantly recognisable figure on British television. Moore was also co-founder and president of the Society for Popular Astronomy.

Outside his field of astronomy, Moore appeared in the video game television show ''GamesMaster''. Moore was also a self-taught xylophonist and pianist, as well as an accomplished composer. He was an amateur cricketer, golfer and chess player. In addition to many popular science books, he wrote numerous works of fiction. He was an opponent of fox hunting, an outspoken critic of the European Union and a supporter of the UK Independence Party, and he served as chairman of the short-lived anti-immigration United Country Party. He was knighted in 2001. Provided by Wikipedia
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    by Moore, Patrick
    Published 1978
    Book
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    by Moore, Patrick
    Published 1954
    Book
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    by Moore, Patrick
    Published 1953
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    by Moore, Patrick
    Published 1955
    Book
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    by Moore, Patrick
    Published 1958
    Book
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    by Moore, Patrick
    Published 1955
    Other Authors: ...Moore, Patrick...
    Book
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    by Moore, Patrick
    Published 1969
    Book
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    by Moore, Patrick
    Published 1958
    Book
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    by Moore, Patrick
    Published 1973
    Book
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    by Moore, Patrick
    Published 1976
    Book
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    by Moore, Patrick
    Published 1981
    Book
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    by Moore, Patrick
    Published 1977
    Book
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    by Moore, Patrick
    Published 1973
    Book
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    by Moore, Patrick
    Published 1973
    Book
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    by Moore, Patrick
    Published 1977
    Book
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    by Moore, Patrick
    Published 1967
    Book
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    by Moore, Patrick
    Published 1966
    Book
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    by Moore, Patrick
    Published 1968
    Book
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    by Moore, Patrick
    Published 1960
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    by Moore, Patrick
    Published 1966
    Book
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