Definition of Meteoroids. Meaning of Meteoroids. Synonyms of Meteoroids

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Definition of Meteoroids

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- A meteoroid (/ˈmiːtiərɔɪd/) is a small rocky or metallic body in outer space. Meteoroids are significantly smaller than asteroids, and range in size from...
- and a certain amount of meteoroids will be shed. The meteoroids spread out along the entire orbit of the comet to form a meteoroid stream, also known as...
- planetary systems, though the most frequent involve asteroids, comets or meteoroids and have minimal effect. When large objects impact terrestrial planets...
- all day. The visible phenomenon due to the p****age of an asteroid or meteoroid through the atmosphere is called a meteor. If the object reaches the ground...
- of cometary ice. The difference between asteroids and meteoroids is mainly one of size: meteoroids have a diameter of one meter or less, whereas asteroids...
- has no protection from meteoroids, and all of them collide with the surface as meteorites and create craters. Most meteoroids burn up as meteors before...
- air burst of an asteroid 6–10 km (4–6 mi) above the Earth's surface. Meteoroids enter Earth's atmosphere from outer space every day, travelling at a speed...
- Antimatter comets (and antimatter meteoroids) are hypothetical comets (meteoroids) composed solely of antimatter instead of ordinary matter. Although...
- kilometres in size. Asteroids smaller than one meter are usually called meteoroids and micrometeoroids (grain-sized), depending on different, somewhat arbitrary...
- sun-grazing comets. "Exploding Lunar Eclipse", an article about an attempt to observe Helion meteoroids[permanent dead link], Science@NASA, August 27, 2007....
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