Brian May to present unseen footage of Patrick Moore in new doc marking 100th birthday

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Patrick Moore in the Sun is the first documentary on the late astronomer and will take audiences inside his Selsey house on the day of the transit of Venus on June 8, 2004.

There the monocle-wearing national treasure was joined by Sir Brian and Chris Lintott to witness the historic astronomical event together. 

According to a statement: “The documentary reveals Sir Patrick’s great kindness, wit and wisdom in intimate surroundings, with professional and amateur astronomy friends freely relating their sincere love and appreciation of the great man – who inspired their interest in astronomy and whom they could count on as a true friend.”

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