Sir Patrick Moore is one of the best known and most respected astronomers in the world. In the first programme Sir Patrick explains the Moon’s origins, its place in the general scheme of the universe and its surface structure. The second disc covers the total eclipse that hit England in 1999, the first time since 1927. This disc features exhilarating footage of eclipses from around the world. The third disc captures the breakthroughs and developments that led to the historic event of man first landing on the moon.