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 8, 2007. You can view the complete show script, or watch a RealPlayer video of the show.

The Moon Meets the King of the Planets and an Emperor Star

The old Moon in the new Moon's arms. The phenomenon of the dark side appearing faintly lit is also known as 'Earthshine'.

The Moon, Jupiter, and Antares form a close triangle just after sunset on October 15th.