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13.18: Meteors

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meteor

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

meteor shower

Time of frequent meteors.

meteorite

Meteors that strike Earth.

meteoroid

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

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