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.

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Sir Patrick Moore hosts Sky at Night in September

Sir Patrick Moore hosted an episode of Sky at Night in September where he reflected on the lives on Neil Armstrong and Bernard Lovell.

Moore, British television's longest serving presenter, hosted the monthly documentary since its first airing on 24 April 1957 until his death today.

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