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 23, 2006. You can view the complete show script, or watch a RealPlayer video of the show.

The Biggest Planet Dazzles And The Smallest Planet Takes A Journey Across The Face Of The Sun

Jupiter and Mercury low in the west-southwest shortly after sunset in late October. View as seen from mid northern latitudes.