Meteors

Facts

Facts 1 about Meteors

Q.How big is the biggest meteor that was ever hit earth?

A. The Vredefort Crater it is 190 km.

Fact 2

Q. How many types of meteors are there?

A. There are four types of meteors.

Fact 3

Q. What cause a meteor?

A. A meteor is caused when a particle of dust, usually from a comet, enters Earths atmosphere at between 12 and 72 km/s and "burns up" producing a flash of light.

Fact 4

Q.what does a meteor look like?

A. It mite be mistaken for a charcoal briquette.

Fact 5

Q.how often do meteors hit earth?

A. About ten times a year.