BREAKING NEWS: Sir Patrick Moore, 89, Dies At Home

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  1. whoosh

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    British astronomer and broadcaster Sir Patrick Moore has died, aged 89, his friends and colleagues have said.
    He "passed away peacefully at 12:25 BST this afternoon" at his home in Selsey, West Sussex, they said in a statement.
    Sir Patrick presented the BBC programme The Sky At Night for over 50 years, making him the longest-running host of the same television show ever. BBC News - Sir Patrick Moore, astronomer and broadcaster, dies aged 89 :(
     
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    Quintessential English eccentric, I shall miss him and his "Sky at Night."
     
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