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 March 24, 2008. You can view the complete show script, or watch a RealPlayer video of the show.

Leo the Lion Chases Orion

In the spring, Leo takes Orion's place as the king of the night sky. His chest and tail are marked by the bright stars Regulus and Denebola.