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 May 1, 2006. You can view the complete show script, or watch a RealPlayer video of the show.

Jupiter At Its Closest, Biggest And Brightest This Week! Plus Don't Forget National Astronomy Day This Saturday!

Jupiter and it's four largest moons as seen through a small telescope on the evening of May 6. The moons can also be seen in binoculars.