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Observation by Alan B Thomas: Letter from Patrick Moore 1961

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Alan Thomas

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Alan B Thomas

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2020 Mar 27 - 14:11

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2020 Mar 27 - 14:26

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Letter from Patrick Moore

Title

Letter from Patrick Moore 1961

About this image

This letter from Patrick Moore came in response to one I had sent asking about telescopes. To say I was thrilled to receive it would be an understatement.

It is probably a typical example of the many, many such supportive letters he must have sent to youngsters starting out in Astronomy.

Today it graces a frame on our living room wall, a permanent reminder of the man who inspired a generation.

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