Celebrity tributes to Sir Patrick Moore

Fellow broadcasters have been sharing their tributes to Sir Patrick Moore on Twitter:


Very sad news about Sir Patrick. Helped inspire my love of astronomy. I will miss him!


A man I've admired from childhood. Sir Patrick Moore has died - great character .... Finally he's going up amongst the Heavens. #RIP


Sir Patrick Moore dies aged 89

Astronomer Sir Patrick Moore died today aged 89, a group of his friends and staff said. The broadcaster "passed away peacefully at 12.25pm this afternoon", at his home in Selsey, West Sussex.