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Remembering the late Sir Patrick Moore (1923-2012)

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#1 PhilCo126

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 03:45 AM

Most of us are aware of his list with 326 books:
http://www.astronomy...MooreBooks.html

Recent publications to commemorate Sir Patrick Moore include:

AstronomyNow Jan 2013:
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Special Sky At Night collector's issue:
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#2 Rick Woods

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 02:38 PM

That list doesn't appear to include any of the great books by others that he translated into English, like Antoniadi's "The Planet Mercury" and "The Planet Mars".

He also did a gargantuan translation of Flammarion's two-volume "The Planet Mars" work, a massive 2000-page effort that, unfortunately, was never published. There are only a few copies of this rough, hand-typed manuscript floating around. Sir Patrick graciously granted me permission to get a copy of it, a boon that I'll never forget.

He was a great man; that bibliography doesn't begin to cover what he did for all of us. He was a bridge between the old days and the new, and a towering figure in both eras.

#3 faackanders2

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 06:30 PM

Most of us are aware of his list with 326 books:
http://www.astronomy...MooreBooks.html

Recent publications to commemorate Sir Patrick Moore include:

AstronomyNow Jan 2013:
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Special Sky At Night collector's issue:
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Excellent list!


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