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 June 23, 2008. You can view the complete show script, or watch a RealPlayer video of the show.

A Sky Full of Wonders
for Your 4th of July Independence Day Week

From midnorthern latitudes, this will be the scene if you face west at 9:30 pm. The Moon, two planets, and a bright star will all be lined up for you.