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 August 14, 2006. You can view the complete show script, or watch a RealPlayer video of the show.

A Predawn Planet Cluster Awaits You Next Week

Moon, Venus, Saturn, and Mercury about half an hour before sunrise on August 21. View as seen from mid northern latitudes.