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RIP Sir Patrick Moore

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Dec 09, 2012 1:42 pm

Very sad news about a TV and science icon. :(

Sir Patrick Moore, astronomer and broadcaster, dies aged 89


I was watching Sky at Night the other day and thought how frail he was looking. And I saw him briefly in the background of that Voyager documentary they did on the BBC the other day.

I think they have been slowly getting together a regular team on TSAN for when this happened, so at least his memory will live on.

RIP Sir Patrick. You inspired generations to look beyond Earth and into the Heavens. :(
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Re: RIP Sir Patrick Moore

Postby Quatermass » Sun Dec 09, 2012 1:50 pm

:shock:

Damn, I knew he was getting on, but...that's...a hefty loss.
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Re: RIP Sir Patrick Moore

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sun Dec 09, 2012 3:59 pm

He will be missed in the astronomy circles, I first seen this in twitter as Pterry posted it.


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Patrick Moore has died peacefully at his home in Selsey. Sir, you'll be sadly missed #skyatnight
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Re: RIP Sir Patrick Moore

Postby Mycroft Vimes » Sun Dec 09, 2012 4:06 pm

Tonyblack wrote:I was watching Sky at Night the other day and thought how frail he was looking

Exact same here,but still this is quite sudden,this is actually where i learned this first.
Another sad day for humanity as a whole,lost another good one. :cry:
RIP Sir Patrick Moore.
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Re: RIP Sir Patrick Moore

Postby wicked woman » Sun Dec 09, 2012 4:19 pm

RIP Sir Patrick.
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Re: RIP Sir Patrick Moore

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Sun Dec 09, 2012 4:31 pm

He'll really be missed but what a legacy he's left :clap:
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Re: RIP Sir Patrick Moore

Postby ChristianBecker » Sun Dec 09, 2012 5:43 pm

RIP
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Re: RIP Sir Patrick Moore

Postby The Mad Collector » Sun Dec 09, 2012 5:50 pm

A very sad loss, I grew up watching The Sky At Night and also thought how frail he looked in the most recent program.

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Re: RIP Sir Patrick Moore

Postby chris.ph » Sun Dec 09, 2012 5:59 pm

rip sir patrick
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Re: RIP Sir Patrick Moore

Postby Penfold » Sun Dec 09, 2012 6:05 pm

RIP. Sir Patrick was a real tv legend who influenced generations. A very sad loss indeed. :(
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Re: RIP Sir Patrick Moore

Postby spideyGirl » Sun Dec 09, 2012 7:20 pm

RIP :(
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Re: RIP Sir Patrick Moore

Postby Dotsie » Sun Dec 09, 2012 7:51 pm

RIP Sir Patrick :(
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Re: RIP Sir Patrick Moore

Postby MongoGutman » Sun Dec 09, 2012 10:05 pm

RIP
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Re: RIP Sir Patrick Moore

Postby pip » Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:44 am

RIP .
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Re: RIP Sir Patrick Moore

Postby simmonds91 » Mon Dec 10, 2012 4:12 pm

Never seen this "sky at night" everyone is talking about but I think it's a shame that someone who is rememberd so much is dead, guy must have been a decent bloke.
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