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That was where I found the second hand book - Brilliant Stars written by Patrick Moore. And inside, with some newspaper clippings, was this letter, typed on that famous typewriter and signed by that legendary astronomer - Sir Patrick Moore.
A Mister DW Suchterlonie from Clarens wrote to Moore asking about the absolute and apparent magnitude of Sirius on page 13. He received the above letter from Moore.
In another book - Stars and Planets of the Southern Hemisphere (Lionel Warner) DW Suchterlonie wrote his name and also Planetarium, 3rd April 1982 in the front cover. Anyone from ASSA Johannesburg recognizing the name?
- Hannes Pieterse