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 July 6, 2009. You can view the complete show script, or watch a RealPlayer video of the show.

The Moon Pays A Visit To The Seven Sisters,
The God Of War, The Goddess Of Love, And The Bull's Eye

Between July 17th and 19th, the Moon will pay a visit to several other bright objects before sunrise. Watch it trace a path past the Pleiades, Mars and Venus, and the red star Aldebaran.