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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meteoroid

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

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.

spaceplace.nasa.gov/meteor-shower

If it's time for a meteor shower, you won't need a telescope, binoculars, or a high mountain to have a "star gazing" party. You might need a warm sleeping bag ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=What+Is+a+Meteor%3F&v=lLyCtPmuZ8Y
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, ...

hubblesite.org/reference_desk/faq/answer.php.id=22&cat=solarsystem

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 ...

nineplanets.org/meteorites.html

A meteor is a bright streak of light in the sky (a "shooting star" or a "falling star") produced by the entry of a small meteoroid into the Earth's atmosphere.

www.timeanddate.com/astronomy/meteor-shower

Since meteors seem to come from the constellation they are named after, meteor watchers should try and find the direction of the constellation in the sky and ...

coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/ask/256-What-is-a-meteor-shower-

A meteor shower happens when Earth passes through the path of a comet. When this happens, the bits of comet debris, most no larger than a grain of sand, ...