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QuestionWhat is the difference between a meteor and a meteorite?


Meteoroid - A small particle from an asteroid or comet orbiting the Sun. 

Meteor - A  meteoroid that is observed as it burns up in the Earth's atmosphere – a shooting star.

Meteorite - A meteoroid that survives its passage through the Earth's atmosphere and impacts the Earth's surface.
Answer By : Naveen Taneja