• Meteors - Windows to the Universe

    www.windows2universe.org/our_solar_system/meteors/meteors.html Meteors are streaks of light, usually lasting just a few seconds, which people occasionally see in the night sky. They are sometimes called "shooting stars" or ...
  • 2015 Meteor Showers | StarDate

    stardate.org/nightsky/meteors NOTES These are approximate times for the Lower 48 states; actual shower times can vary. Bright moonlight makes it difficult to see all but the brightest meteors.
  • NASA Solar System Exploration: Meteors & Meteorites

    solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm A solar system refers to a star and all the objects that travel in orbit around it. Our solar system consists of the sun - our star - eight planets and their natural ...
    • Meteoroid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meteoroid A meteoroid is a small rocky or metallic body travelling through space. Meteoroids are significantly smaller than asteroids, ... Meteors may occur in showers, ...
    • American Meteor Society

      www.amsmeteors.org The American Meteor Society, Ltd. is established to inform, encourage, and support the research activities of people who are interested in the field of Meteor Astronomy.
    • Meteors l Meteorites and Impacts - The Nine Planets

      nineplanets.org/meteorites.html A meteor is a bright streak of light in the sky (a "shooting star" or a "falling star") produced by the entry of a small meteoroid into the Earth's atmosphere.