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13.18: Meteors

Difficulty Level: Basic Created by: CK-12
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meteor

meteor

Material from outer space that burns up as it enters Earth's atmosphere.
meteor shower

meteor shower

Time of frequent meteors.
meteorite

meteorite

Meteors that strike Earth.
meteoroid

meteoroid

Small rock in interplanetary space that has not yet entered Earth's atmosphere.

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Difficulty Level:

Basic

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6 , 7

Date Created:

Jan 04, 2013

Last Modified:

Aug 23, 2015
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