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 February 8th, 2010. You can view the complete show script, or watch a RealPlayer video of the show.

Two Bright Red Cosmic Lights For Your Valentine
This Valentine's Day Night, Sunday February 14th 2010

After sunset pop outside and look southeast for the two brightest red lights in the night sky -- the planet Mars in the east, and the supergiant star Betelgeuse in the south.