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Answered 2011-05-16 16:56:09

There are no meteors in space, they are called meteoroids until they reach our atmosphere, then they become meteors and if they fall to the ground, meteorites.

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Where are meteors located?

In the atmosphere Meteor is the term for a meteoroid (space rock) when it is falling to the earth. A meteorite is a space rock that has already landed.

Where do you expect to find meteors?

In space

What makes meteors visible in space?

Meteors are visible in space because when they burn up, they create light. So, we see light.

Where is a meteroid located?

Meteoroids are chunks of rock in space. Once they pass through the atmosphere and land, then they are classified as meteors or meteorites.

Why do meteors explore?

Meteors do not explore. Rocks from space can not explore, only living beings can.

Are meteors made of debris from space?


Do meteors travel through space?


Is global warming causing meteors to come down from outer space?

No. Meteors are space rocks that collide with the Earth. They have nothing at all to do with global warming.

Where to meteors happen?

Meteors are seen in the sky when huge space junk enter the atmosphere and burn up.

How do meteors burn in space?

They don't. Meteors only burn when they enter the tmosphere, where the friction burns them up.

What are the release dates for Deadliest Space Weather - 2013 Meteors?

Deadliest Space Weather - 2013 Meteors was released on: USA: 17 January 2013

What do astronomers examine to learn about space?

stars, planets, meteors EVERYTHING IN SPACE

Where do space explorers leave their spacecraft?

At parking meteors

Where do aliens leave their space ship?

At Parking Meteors.

What layer in the atmosphere do meteors come from?

Meteors come from outer space and crash into our atmosphere which burns them. That's what a shooting star is.

What is space and what all are the objects in space?

the objects found in space include: planets, meteors, meteoritees, comets and stars

What falls through space toward Earth?

astroids or meteors

What is the connection between comets and meteors?

They fly around in space.

What are the rocks in space that never quite made it as planets?


Are comets asteroids meteors and dwarf planets on earth?

No. They are in space.

do meteors and asteroids mean the same?

Not exactly. If small lumps of rock stay out in space, they are asteroids. If they enter the earth's atmosphere they are meteors.

Where at in the atmosphere are meteors located?

earth's upper atmosphere.

Do meteors have orbits?

MeteorOIDS have orbits; that's what we call space rocks as they fall through space. They become "meteors" during the second or two when they are burning up in the atmosphere, and are no longer orbiting the Sun.

Meteors are rocks from outer space that?

Meteors are rocks from outer space that strike the Earth's atmosphere and are heated to incandescence (glowing heat) by friction. Most are completely vaporized, but some do fall to Earth.

Why do meteors burn up in the Mesosphere?

Meteors burn up in the Mesosphere because of friction between the meteors and the molecules located here. The mesosphere is the coldest part of the Earth's atmosphere.

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