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Each week most PBS stations air Star Gazer with Jack Horkheimer, the world's first and only weekly TV series on naked-eye astronomy. The images on this page illustrate the show for the week of Monday, October 29, 2001.

Five Pretty Planets For Your Perusal

You can watch the moon slide between Saturn and Jupiter from November 3 to November 5. On the 3rd, the moon has just passed Saturn, and on the 5th it is very close to Jupiter.

Venus and Mercury rise close together just before sunrise throughout the first week of November.


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