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 April 12th, 2010. You can view the complete show script, or watch a RealPlayer video of the show.

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On April 24th look east after sunset for the Moon and Saturn:

Look west to see Venus low near the horizon with the Pleiades, and Mars higher overhead.

The images here are from mid-northern latitudes.