Patrick Moore

English astronomer, broadcaster and writer

Sir Patrick Alfred Caldwell-Moore (4 March 1923 – 9 December 2012) was an English astronomer, researcher and television presenter. He is known for his books and his television series The Sky at Night. He became known as a specialist in Moon observation and for creating the Caldwell catalogue.

Sir Patrick Moore

He died on 9 December 2012.[1][2]


  1. "Sir Patrick Moore, 89, Dies at Home".
  2. "Sir Patrick Moore, astronomer and broadcaster, dies aged 89". BBC News. 9 December 2012.