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 October 2, 2006. You can view the complete show script, or watch a RealPlayer video of the show.

Stars For An Indian Summer

The Summer Triangle of three bright stars is almost overhead an hour after sunset during the first half of October. View as seen from mid northern latitudes.