The optical double star M40 is perhaps the biggest disappointment in Messier's Catalogue - so we've used our own star to liven up the video with a cameo from Sir Patrick Moore.
Also featuring Mike Merrifield and Pete Lawrence. Details on our speakers at http://www.deepskyvideos.com/pages/contributors.html
Also thanks to Fred Espenak: http://astropixels.com
Deep Sky Videos website: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/
More about the astronomers in our videos: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/pages/contributors.html
Videos by Brady Haran
Additional filming and editing in this film by Stephen Slater
Tagged under: astronomers,messier,space,galaxies,nebula,nebulae,stars,universe,deepsky,deepskyvideos,deep sky,telescope,Messier,Messier Objects,Messier Catalog,Messier Catalogue
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