Noun(1) (astronomy(2) a streak of light in the sky at night that results when a meteoroid hits the earth's atmosphere and air friction causes the meteoroid to melt or vaporize or explode
(1) Whitehead thinks that the meteor entered the Earth's atmosphere at a low angle.(2) This convergence of government officials does not happen when a meteor falls to Earth.(3) In the mean time, let's keep hoping for an extinction-level meteor to hit the earth just so it takes him out too.(4) Light from a passing meteor is recorded on several security cameras.(5) Each time a meteor crosses the atmosphere, it leaves behind a short trail of ionised particles.(6) Each time a meteor crosses through the atmosphere, it leaves behind a short trail of ionised particles.(7) Experts predict that at most a meteor could flash across the sky every minute or two at peak times.(8) The meteor 's light cuts through the fog as it falls directly towards them.(9) He thought he had seen a meteor but before the light disappeared it changed direction.(10) The meteors can appear in any part of the sky, so make sure that you have as wide a view of it as possible.(11) Observers often mistake these re-entering objects for meteors or UFOs.(12) There are meteors and comets and supernovas and yes, black holes.(13) Evening meteors much catch Earth by having an orbital velocity greater than the planet.(14) The witness observed two objects that were moving so fast they appeared to be meteors or shooting stars, they moved so fast.(15) Eastern Cape residents could have stars in their eyes later this month when meteors from a passing comet provide an extra-terrestrial show.(16) It may also raise the number of random meteors seen from Earth streaking across the sky.
(1) meteor shower :: meteoriet storting
1. falling star ::
2. meteoroid ::
3. shooting star ::
Different Formsmeteor, meteoroid, meteoroids, meteors
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