Meteor Showers In 2014

Meteor Showers - What | Where | When | Why!

Meteor showers are celestial events that are amazing to watch. When multiple meteors originate from a single point, they create a dazzling array of streaks across the sky and this 'is known as a meteor shower. Meteors are debris from heavenly bodies known as meteoroids or comets. They are very minute and usually disintegrate before they reach the Earth's surface.

The word meteor comes from the Greek word "meteoros" or high in the air. This comic activity can usually be observed more in the northern hemisphere than in the southern hemisphere.

Date Meteor Event
January 2nd, 3rd, 2014 Quadrantids Meteor Shower
April 22nd, 23rd, 2014 Lyrids Meteor Shower
May 5th, 6th 2014 Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower
July 28th, 29th 2014 Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower
August 12th, 13th 2014 Perseids Meteor Shower
October 8th, 9th 2014 Draconids Meteor Shower
October 22nd, 23rd 2014 Orionids Meteor Shower
November 5th, 6th 2014 Taurids Meteor Shower
November 17th, 18th 2014 Leonids Meteor Shower
December 13th, 14th 2014 Geminids Meteor Shower
December 22nd, 23rd 2014 Ursids Meteor Shower