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me·te·or
[mee-tee-er, -awr]
NOUN
1.
any person or object that moves, progresses, becomes famous, etc., with spectacular speed.
2.
(formerly) any atmospheric phenomenon, as hail or a typhoon.
3.
(initial capital letter) Military. Britain's first operational jet fighter, a twin-engine aircraft that entered service in 1944.
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A meteoroid is a small rocky or metallic body in outer space. Meteoroids are significantly smaller than asteroids, and range in size from small grains to 1 ...

spaceplace.nasa.gov/asteroid-or-meteor/en

Asteroids and meteors are both types of space rocks. However, the difference between the two depends on how close they are to Earth's surface.

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Nov 13, 2012 ... Science expert Emerald Robinson explains what a meteor is. To view over 15000 other how-to, DIY, and advice videos on any topic, visit ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/space/8190587/What-is-a-meteor.html

Dec 9, 2010 ... A meteor is a meteoroid – or a particle broken off an asteroid or comet orbiting the Sun – that burns up as it enters the Earth's atmosphere, ...

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Most of us probably have seen meteors or shooting stars. A meteor is the flash of light that we see in the night sky when a small chunk of interplanetary debris ...

www.sun.org/encyclopedia/asteroids-meteoroids-meteors-meteorites-comets

What is the difference between asteroids, meteoroids, meteorites, meteors, meteor showers, fireballs, bolides and comets? Find out here!

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How many meteors can I expect to see if I go out to observe them when no meteor shower is occurring? What is a meteor shower? Does a shower occur “all at ...

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There are a lot of bodies in space, such as suns, planets, and moons. Those are all rather large, but there are smaller bodies too, such as meteors. A meteor is a ...

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Feb 7, 2017 ... Ever looked at a shooting star and wondered what it was? Is it a meteor, a comet or an asteroid? Every day the Earth is bombarded with more ...