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The Sky at Night


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A Celebration
The Sky at Night is now 30 years old; the first programme was transmitted on 24 April 1957, before the space age began. Much has happened in those three decades. Rockets have been to the planets, men have reached the moon, great new telescopes have been built, and electronic aids have to a large extent superseded photographic methods. It has been part of the role of The
Sky at Night to keep viewers abreast of what has been happening, and to interest newcomers of all ages.
This programme looks back over the years, showing again some of the highlights, and then looking ahead to the great new telescopes and the developments which may be expected in the future. Videotape editor DAVE RIXON
Assistant producer ROSALIND GOLD Producer pieter MORPURGO
For newsletter no 25 send sae to:
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Editor: Dave Rixon

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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