Death of Patrick Moore

March 4, 1923 - December 9, 2012
London, England | Age 89

Astronomer dies at 89
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GREGORY KATZ, The Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — British astronomer and broadcaster Patrick Moore died Sunday, according to friends and colleagues. He was 89.

He died at his home in the coastal town of Selsey in southern England, according to a statement released Sunday. No specific cause of death was given, but he had heart problems and been confined to a wheelchair.

Moore was well known for his long-running BBC television show "The Sky at Night," which was...

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