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 23th, 2009. You can view the complete show script, or watch a RealPlayer video of the show.

Thanksgiving Week's Stars And
Start Your Mars Watch Now

Stay up until a little before midnight, and go out and look east. You should see Mars rising in the constellation of Cancer. If you have a high horizon in the east, leave it until a later hour -- or just wait a few weeks.