Starry Night This Week

Each week most PBS stations air "Jack Horkheimer: Star Gazer", the world's first and only weekly TV series on naked-eye astronomy. The Starry Night images on this page illustrate the show for the week of Monday October 11, 2004. You can view the complete show script, or watch a RealPlayer video of the show.

A Tale Of Two Planets

Jupiter and Venus as they begin a close approach. Facing East about 45 minutes before sunrise on October 15, 2004 from mid Northern latitudes. Note that Saturn is also in the picture but well above Venus and Jupiter.