Most Interesting Bounty Hunter in the Galaxy
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Sir Patrick Moore (4 March 1923 – 9 December 2012)
Author of over 70 books on astronomy, and presenter of the world’s longest-running television series with the same original presenter
“fearlessly eccentric”, Sir Patrick was notable for his habit of wearing a monocle on screen he presented the first edition of The Sky at Night on 24 April 1957. He last appeared in an episode broadcast on Monday
He was six-foot-three, and was once described as having ‘an air of donnish dishevelment’, with his raised eyebrow, scarcely-brushed hair and poorly-fitting suits.
Never the less his books and maps were used by both NASA and the Russians during the cold war and his monthly show The Sky At Night was brilliant he made generations of people interested in astronomy and science, Sorely missed
Forty-nine years ago today, Nov. 22nd, President JFK was assassinated.
Candide - Voltaire
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