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Sir Patrick Moore

(1923-2012), Astronomer, broadcaster and writer

Sir Patrick Alfred Caldwell Moore

Sitter in 4 portraits
English astronomer, author and broadcaster. Best known as the presenter of the longest-running programme with the same presenter in British television history The Sky at Night from 1957. His passion for astronomy began at the age of 6, received his first telescope at 11 and became the youngest ever member of the British Astronomical Association. Served as a navigator for Bomber Command (1940-45). Author of over 60 books including his first Guide to the Moon (1945) and The Wondering Astronomer (2000). Knighted in 2001. He was also well known for creating the Caldwell Catalogue, an astronomical list of star clusters, nebulae and galaxies for observation by amateur astronomers.

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Sir Patrick Moore, by Dominic Old - NPG x25274

Sir Patrick Moore

by Dominic Old
bromide fibre print, September 1985
NPG x25274

Sir Patrick Moore, by John Arnison - NPG x88998

Sir Patrick Moore

by John Arnison
bromide print, June 1998
NPG x88998

Sir Patrick Moore, by Carolyn Djanogly - NPG x125650

Sir Patrick Moore

by Carolyn Djanogly
bromide fibre print, 2 February 1999
NPG x125650

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Sir Patrick Moore

by Elliott & Fry
bromide print, 1955
NPG x90685

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