What is the difference between a meteor and a meteorite?Complete General Knowledge Question and Answer for Class 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 Students CBSE Exams.

What is the difference between a meteor and a meteorite?

Meteoroids are small lumps of rock or ice. They become visible when they collide with the earth’s atmosphere. Then they are seen as streaks of light or meteors, also called ‘shooting stars.’ Meteorites are just meteors that have fallen on earth.

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