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Patrick Moore's Yearbook of Astronomy 2014: Special Memorial Edition by Patrick Moore

Shortly before his death in December 2012, Sir Patrick Moore began the annual task of planning the fifty-second consecutive Yearbook of Astronomy with his friend and colleague Dr John Mason. This special 2014 edition therefore serves as a fitting tribute to the life and work of a man who worked on this unique reference book for over half a century.

The 2014 Yearbook contains all of the usual articles that no stargazer should be without: an authoritative collection of charts and astronomical data, articles by some of the world's leading astronomers, and a month-by-month guide to events to look out for over the coming year - from planets and eclipses, to comets, meteors, nebulae and phases of the Moon. But it also includes a special section of articles devoted to the memory of Sir Patrick himself. Written by notable contributors and Yearbook authors past and present, these articles recall Sir Patrick's many contributions to astronomy, as well as anecdotes and personal memoires of this remarkable man.

'A first-rate curtain raiser for a year that offers a stream of astronomical treats' Observer Science Books of the Year

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About Patrick Moore

Sir Patrick Moore was the world's best-known astronomer. He presented the BBC's 'Sky at Night' programme from 1957 and wrote over 60 books. Recognised by the scientific community as one of the greatest authorities in the field, he was awarded the OBE in 1968. In 2001 he received a Knighthood, won a BAFTA for his services to television and became a member of the celebrated Royal Society. He died in 2012.

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Patrick Moore's Yearbook of Astronomy 2014: Special Memorial Edition by Patrick Moore
Patrick Moore
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