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 December 28th, 2009. You can view the complete show script, or watch a RealPlayer video of the show.

Mars Races Toward Earth For A Close Meeting
And A "New Year's Eve Blue Full Moon Howl-In" Reminder

On January 3rd, use Leo and the Moon to point you to Mars! They'll rise in the east sometime before midnight.