Sir Patrick Moore is the world's best-known living astronomer. He has presented the BBC's 'Sky at Night' programme since 1957 and written over 60 books. Recognised by the scientific community as one of the greatest authorities in the field, he was awarded the OBE in 1968. In 2001 he received a Knighthood, won a BAFTA for his services to television and became a member of the celebrated Royal Society. He lives in Selsey, Sussex.
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5.0 out of 5 starsGreat illustrations and history of astronomy.11 Oct 2013
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I purchased this book on the recommendation of an astronomer friend. I love the history of the people who were interested 100's of years ago, the instruments and the improvements decade by decade of the usefulness of the telescopes.