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 June 12, 2006. You can view the complete show script, or watch a RealPlayer video of the show.

Mars And Saturn Almost Slam Into Each Other This Weekend!

Mercury, Mars, and Saturn as they appear shortly after sunset on June 12. Watch Mars and Saturn get closer to each other over the next week. View as seen from mid northern latitudes.