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 11th, 2011/b>. You can view the complete show script, or download an iTunes/iPod video of the show.

There's a New Triangle in Your Sky Next Week

Look east after sunset in mid-April, and the three brightest objects you see will be the stars Spica, Arcturus, and the planet Saturn.

The three of them will form the points of a triangle that is a bit bigger than your spread hand held at arm's length.