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Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

A European mission called JUICE will visit Jupiter and its moons Europa, Callisto and Ganymede. Patrick Moore finds out why the moons may harbour conditions suitable for life. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence

The Sky at Night

Herschel in the Red

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Patrick Moore discusses what Herschel, Europe's biggest and most expensive space satellite, will do once it begins its infrared exploration of the universe. Show more

The Sky at Night

Coronas of the Sun

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Sir Patrick Moore, with the help of Pete Lawrence and the latest pictures, investigates the longest total eclipse of the sun for many years in India and China. Show more

Contributors

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

The Sky at Night

The Apollo Miracle

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

29th July 1969 witnessed one of the greatest achievements in human exploration when man stepped on the moon. 40 years on, Patrick Moore and his guests reminisce. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Producer:
Mark Scott

The Sky at Night

Moore Winter Marathon

Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Sir Patrick Moore selects celestial objects to observe in the winter night sky and challenges viewers to spot them with the naked eye, binoculars or telescope. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Chris North

The Sky at Night

Curiosity at Mars

Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Sir Patrick Moore discusses what the NASA rover Curiosity will be doing on the surface of Mars, as well as what to see in the September night sky. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Reporter:
Chris North

The Sky at Night

The Story of Stuff

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Patrick Moore, Chris Lintott and Chris North find out what the universe is made of, from dark matter that shapes galaxies to minute particles that make up atoms. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Reporter:
Chris North
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

The Sky at Night

Warp Factor 55

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Patrick Moore takes us on a speed-of-light journey to the ends of our known universe, stopping en-route to take in the view, celebrating 55 years of The Sky at Night. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

The Sky at Night

Age of the Infrared

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Patrick Moore looks at how space telescopes such as Herschel and Spitzer use their infrared eyes to see the cold parts of the sky where stars are being born. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Reporter:
Chris North
Reporter:
Paul G Abel

The Sky at Night

Citizen Astronomy

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Sir Patrick Moore explains how amateur astronomers can play a part in helping to sort out which images captured by space missions are important and interesting. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Reporter:
Chris North

The Sky at Night

Curiosity at Mars

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Sir Patrick Moore discusses what the NASA rover Curiosity, which landed on Mars in August, will be doing, as well as what to see in the September night sky. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Reporter:
Chris North

The Sky at Night

Mercury and the Moon

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Patrick Moore talks about the latest news from Messenger, the spacecraft over Mercury. Chris Lintott looks at the legacy of the last moon mission, Apollo 17. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Reporter:
Paul G Abel

The Sky at Night

Moore Marathon

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

To celebrate 55 years of the programme, Sir Patrick picked out 55 objects in the April sky for viewers to discover. He and the team find out how everyone got on. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Reporter:
Paul G Abel

The Sky at Night

Moore Winter Marathon

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Sir Patrick Moore selects celestial objects to observe in the winter night sky and challenges viewers to spot them with the naked eye, binoculars or telescope. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Chris North

The Sky at Night

Other Solar Systems

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

We now know there are other solar systems far away in space, but are they like ours and is there life on these strange worlds? Sir Patrick Moore investigates. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Reporter:
Chris North
Reporter:
Paul G Abel

The Sky at Night

Reaching for the Stars

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Recorded just before his death, Sir Patrick Moore and his team offer advice to those who are discovering astronomy for the very first time. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Chris North

The Sky at Night

Storm Chasing

Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Sir Patrick Moore discusses violent eruptions in the atmospheres of other worlds, and John Culshaw goes in search of the aurora borealis. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Participant:
Jon Culshaw
Participant:
Lucie Green
Participant:
Pete Lawrence
Participant:
Paul G Abel
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons