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 February 20, 2006. You can view the complete show script, or watch a RealPlayer video of the show.

Super Size My Syzygy And Perigee, Please! And Mercury At Its Best For 2006

Mercury and the moon, facing west, about 45 minutes after sunset on March 1, as seen from mid northern latitudes.