Patrick Moore was

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Patrick Moore was born in Pinner, Middlesex, England, and a very early age he moved to Sussex, where he grew up. His youth was marked by his fragile health, and was educated in their own home. Influenced by her mother, showed an inordinate interest in astronomy that continued during the subsequent years and helped him become a famous personality and conduct. During World War II, Patrick served as navigator from 1940 to 1945 in the Royal Air Force Bomber Command, attaining the rank of Flight Tieniente. The war had a significant influence in his life: his only known romance ends when his fiancee, who worked as a nurse, was killed by a bomb that fell on the ambulance that was on. When I ask him about that case was never after that, he replied: “a second time is not good for me.”
After the war, Sir Patrick built a reflecting telescope in his home garden and began to observe the Moon. This fascinates him and is now recognized as a specialist in lunar observation, and one of its main themes the study of the dark side of the moon, but this face is visible at certain times due to a process known as lunar libration. He was also one of the first observers of lunar transient phenomena glitter shorts in small areas of the lunar surface. In 1945 he was a member of the Royal Astronomical Society. At 22:30 of April 26, 1957, a fact that was the point of his career, Moore presented his first episode of The Sky at Night, a monthly television program from the BBC for astronomy enthusiasts. Since then there has appeared every month (except in July 2004 due to an attack by poisoned food), making it the TV presenter who has taken over, being a person of British television. Since 2004 the program is more often from the home of Patrick from the studios of the BBC because of the mobility problems of arthritis.
Patrick Moore has done an important job in the field of astronomy: in 1959 the Soviet Union use their maps to correlate its first lunar pictures of the dark side with the traits we see traces of drawings by Moore and involved in mapping the moon, used for space missions at NASA in the Apollo Project. In 1965, Patrick was appointed director of the newly built Armagh Planetarium, as he held until 1968. During the Apollo program, was one of the main presenters of the BBC on travel spots, which clears the BBC recordings during the 1970s, when materials were believed to have just as old and worthless to save spending on storage. In 1982, asteroid 2602 Moore was named in his honor. Caldwell also collect the catalog of astronomical objects.
For much of the’70s, was the minority leader of the United Country Party. He maintained his position until the party was absorbed by the New Britain Party in 1980. He is currently a prominent member of the United Kingdom Independence Party. We also strongly opposes the hunting of foxes and all the bloody sport. In fact, P. Moore is a lover of animals, being an activist for animal protection. Has a particular affinity towards the cats and currently has two: Jeannie and Ptolemy.
In 2001, Moore received the Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society. It also won a BAFTA for his services on British television. In January 2006 bag for sale on the internet the DVD of his biography: The Astronomical Patrick Moore. On March 7, 2006 report he had been hospitalized for heart problems, and two days after a pacemaker implant is electronic.

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