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Dear all I wanted to drop in and say thank you on behalf of the Sky at Night team for all these tributes to our friend Patrick. I know he would have enjoyed reading them himself (while denying, of cou

we all looked up and smiled in awe some just listened, with fallen jaw For fifty years he conveyed his way that is until this final day. we've all strode out minds truly fired knowing well we've been

Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light. I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night The Old Astronomer To His Pupil Sarah Williams

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Ever since I was a child, Patrick Moore was as synonymous with astronomy as the stars. It is like being told that Mars is no longer in the solar system.

He will be sorely missed.

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An end of an era.

Infectious enthusiasm and passion for astronomy that has inspired generations.

I guess he will always hold the record for the longest running TV show, ever.

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RIP Patrick, such a sad day. I only just heard about it. The contributions he has made to the world of amateur astronomy can not be under estimated, and I agree with others' here in saying that without Sky at Night, this forum probably wouldn't exist.

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A tragic loss to us budding amatuer astronomers he was very influential on me growing up and made me interested in astronomy from there on R.I.P old boy we will look out for you in the forthcoming skys and i will continue with your famous winter 50 challenge

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