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 July 4, 2005. You can view the complete show script, or watch a RealPlayer video of the show.

Venus And Mercury Continue Their Pas De Deux

The Moon, Venus and Mercury about 45 minutes after sunset on July 8, looking west-northwest as seen from mid-northern latitudes.