Today’s Astronomical Events – October 14th, 2014

There are several on-going meteor showers throughout October but unfortunately the Epsilon Geminids aren’t very active and the almost last quarter Moon may drown out their light. Their radiant appears near the center of the images above.

The images depict the sky at 2 a.m. local time.

(Click on an image to enlarge.)

Images Courtesy of Mobile Observatory.

 

 

The Epsilon Geminid meteor shower begins. (Maximum zenith hourly rate: 3)

 

 

Events in bold involve objects and/or events that are easily visible with the naked eye.

All times are in Universal Time (UTC). To convert the time to your timezone, click here.

 

Learn more about every upcoming astronomical event in 2015 An Astronomical Year (Kindle eBook) and The Astronomical Almanac (2015-2019) (Kindle eBook) and The Astronomical Almanac (2015-2019) (Paperback Edition).

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