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What are meteoroids?

A meteoroid is matter revolving around the sun or any object in interplanetary space that is too small to be called an asteroid or a comet. Even smaller particles are called m (MORE)
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Where does a meteoroid come from?

A meteorite comes from outer space. A meteorite is formed when anasteroid breaks up and the particles go shooting across the sky.
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What are meteoroides?

Meteoroids are small bodies that travel through space. Meteoroids are smaller than asteroids; most are smaller than the size of a pebble. Meteoroids have many sources. Most (MORE)
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What are meteoroids formed from?

Meteoroids, like the planets, were formed from the solar systems accretion disc. The rotational energy kept the entire system mass from falling into the Sun. the rest of the m (MORE)
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Do meteoroids have tails?

Comets have tails as they consist mainly of ices, which vapourise when the comet approaches the sun, taking some of the dust off with it. Meteoroids are mainly made of rock, t (MORE)
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Are meteoroids hot?

That depends. Meteoroids are pretty cold when they float around in space. When they enter our atmosphere, they get super hot and usually burn up in the thermospere.
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What is the temperature of a Meteoroid?

This varies quite a bit. How far is it from the sun, is it in sunlight or shade, is it passing through an atmosphere, these are variables that affect temperature.
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Do meteoroids revolve?

most do, but its not inconcivable that one wouldn't. but then again, mabey its not the meteorid thats revolving, but perhaps it is you instead... let that one melt your brain (MORE)
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How big is an meteoroids?

The size of meteoroids ranges from the size of a speck of dust to the size of the thing that created the Barringer Crater in Arizona. The bigger they are, the more rare they (MORE)