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Cold can't stop star gazing, wedding, surfing

I wasn't disappointed. By that time, the moon had set and the sky was completely dark, save for the stars. Meteors were flying all over the sky the entire time that I was out there. I have never seen so many. It was part of the reason that I stayed out for ...

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Meteoroid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Updated July. 25, 2014

A meteor or "shooting star" is the visible streak of light from a meteoroid or micrometeoroid, heated and glowing from entering the Earth's atmosphere, as it sheds ...

Solar System Exploration: Planets: Meteors & Meteorites ...

Updated July. 25, 2014

Meteors and meteorites begin as meteoroids, which are little chunks of rock and debris in space. Most meteorites are either iron, stony or stony-iron.

Meteors - "Shooting Stars" or "Falling Stars"; Meteor ...

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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 ...

2014 Meteor Showers | StarDate Online

Updated July. 25, 2014

The next meteor shower is the Perseids on the nights of August 11 and 12. The just-past-full Moon will overpower most of the fireworks.