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 November 3, 2008. You can view the complete show script, or watch a RealPlayer video of the show.

The Exquisite Double Star Cluster
Beloved By Ancient Emperors

From midnorthern latitudes, look high up in the north this month to see Cassiopeia, the queen, and Perseus, the hero. In between them is nestled the great Double Cluster, which is an easy and beautiful target in even small binoculars.