`Star Gazer' host Jack Horkheimer has died
Jack Horkheimer, longtime host of public television’s Star Gazer and executive director of the Miami Space Transit Planetarium, passed away today of a respiratory ailment at age 72.
From the Miami Museum of Science’s announcement:
Jack was executive director of [the] Planetarium for over 35 years and was an internationally recognized pioneer in popularizing naked-eye astronomy. He was also a recognized media celebrity, often being the foremost commentator on all astronomy related happenings nationwide.