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 17, 2006. You can view the complete show script, or watch a RealPlayer video of the show.

The Red Planet Mars And The Blue Heart Star Of Leo Pair Up This Weekend!

Facing west on July 17 about half an hour after sunset. Watch Mars pass Regulus over the next few days. View as seen from mid northern latitudes.