Space Events

Meteor Shower – USA

More than 500 people from along the Atlantic coast ranging from Maine to North Carolina have reported a bright meteor in east of United States.

The sky flash was spotted as far south as Florida and as far north as New England.

Heat map of witness sightings: [American Meteor Society]

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About Asteroids, meteors and meteorites

Asteroids orbit the Sun. They are small bodies.

Planetoids or minor planets are also called large Asteroids.

Once these Asteroids enter our planet’s atmosphere, they become Meteors.

If any any of these Meteors impact the Earth, they become Meteorites.

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