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 January 11th, 2010. You can view the complete show script, or watch a RealPlayer video of the show.

The King Of The Planets And Our Nearest Neighbor Make A Dynamic Duo
And Another Get Ready For Mars Reminder!

Look west after sunset on the 17th for Jupiter and the Moon. See if you can spot the Earthshine on the shadowed part of the Moon, sometimes called "the new Moon in the old Moon's arms".

Two or three hours later, look east for the red glow of Mars.