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 16, 2009. You can view the complete show script, or watch a RealPlayer video of the show.

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Here's the eastern view before sunrise from the northern hemisphere on the morning of March 24th, with the Sun and Moon and three planets.

Look west at sunset and you might see Venus again before it slips below the horizon.