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The Sky at Night

Monster Star

Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Astronomers based in the UK have discovered the brightest and most massive star to date. But how did it get so big? Sir Patrick Moore and Chris Lintott are joined by one of the team who discovered the star, Dr Richard Parker.

August also sees one of the most spectacular meteor showers of the year, and Pete Lawrence and Paul Abel explain the best way of observing the Perseids. Show less

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Producer:
Paul Vanezis
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

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