The Sky at Night 60th Anniversary of First Broadcast Thimble

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‘The Sky at Night’ is a monthly documentary television programme on astronomy, from the BBC. The first episode aired on 24 April 1957 and was presented by Patrick Moore. Moore presented the show from the first episode until he died in December 2012, making it the longest running show with the same presenter. The programme covers a wide range of astronomical and space-related topics including satellites, black holes and neutron stars.The show has attracted many of the world’s leading astronomers over the years, including, Harlow Shapley and Fred Hoyle, with many well-known astronauts also making an appearance, including Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.

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‘The Sky at Night’ is a monthly documentary television programme on astronomy, from the BBC. The first episode aired on 24 April 1957 and was presented by Patrick Moore. Moore presented the show from the first episode until he died in December 2012, making it the longest running show with the same presenter. The programme covers a wide range of astronomical and space-related topics including satellites, black holes and neutron stars.The show has attracted many of the world’s leading astronomers over the years, including, Harlow Shapley and Fred Hoyle, with many well-known astronauts also making an appearance, including Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.