Astronomy editors share their favorite books by Sir Patrick Moore.
Patrick Moore has written more than 60 books on astronomy. Each book, in its own way, presents the hobby and science of astronomy as only Sir Patrick Moore can. Beginning astronomers, veteran astronomers, and professional astronomers alike read Moore for his wit, candidness, and descriptive style. Astronomy magazine editors also appreciate Moore for his contributions to popularizing astronomy. Here's what they have to say about just a few of Moore's books.