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 8, 2006. You can view the complete show script, or watch a RealPlayer video of the show.

The Horse On The Handle Of The Big Dipper

The Big Dipper, showing Mizar and Alcor. Facing North during May evenings, as seen from mid northern latitudes.