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Patrick Moore

Patrick MooreAKA Patrick Alfred Caldwell Moore

Born: 4-Mar-1923
Birthplace: Pinner, Middlesex, England
Died: 9-Dec-2012
Location of death: Selsey, West Sussex, England
Cause of death: Infection

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: TV Personality, Astronomer

Nationality: England
Executive summary: BBC's The Sky At Night

Military service: RAF (1940-45)

Host of The Sky At Night since April 1957, the longest television host in history. Knighted 2001.

    Officer of the British Empire 1968
    Commander of the British Empire 1988
    Knight of the British Empire 2001
    Asteroid Namesake 2602 Moore
    Risk Factors: Arthritis

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Author of books:
The Planet Venus (1959)
Out of the Darkness: The Planet Pluto (1980, with Clyde W. Tombaugh)
Bureaucrats: How to Annoy Them (1983)
The Great Astronomical Revolution, 1534-1687: And the Space Age Epilogue (1994)
Bang!: The Complete History of the Universe (2006, with Brian May)

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