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

The Three Brightest Night Time Objects Meet
In A Terrific Extraterrestrial Trio!

This week Venus and Jupiter continue to draw closer together in the southwestern sky after sunset, from midnorthern locations.

Keep looking forward to December 1st, when we will be treated to the sight of them nestled close together with the crescent Moon.