Moore was also the presenter of the BBC show The Sky At Night for over 50 years and wrote many books on Astronomy. His research was used by the US and Russia in their space programs, reports Polygon.
He performed on the show The Sky At Night from 1957 up until the episode broadcast last Monday, making him the longest running host of the same television show ever.
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