Sir Patrick Moore’s birthday celebrations will be ‘out of this world’

ONE of the nation’s best-loved astronomers will be celebrating an astronomical achievement this weekend.

Selsey resident Sir Patrick Moore will be celebrating his 89th birthday on Saturday (March 3) and the occasion will be a double celebration as Sir Patrick will also be celebrating 55 years presenting the much-loved television programme the Sky At Night.

South Downs Planetarium, in Kingsham Road, will be holding a party which will feature a show specially prepared by Dr John Mason.