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Chapter 1 - Earth in the Solar System
Maam what is the difference between asteroids and meteroids are they both placed between the mars and Jupiter?
Dr Swasti Sinha
a year ago
@anumehaverma Asteroid: a large rocky body in space, in orbit around the Sun. Meteoroid: much smaller rocks or particles in orbit around the Sun. Meteor: If a meteoroid enters the Earth’s atmosphere and vaporizes, it becomes a meteor, which is often called a shooting star. Meteorite: If a small asteroid or large meteoroid survives its fiery passage through the Earth’s atmosphere and lands on Earth’s surface, it is then called a meteorite. Another related term is bolide, which is a very bright meteor that often explodes in the atmosphere. This can also be called a fireball.
Anumeha Verma
a year ago
so like asteroids.. meteroids also placed in the orbit between mars and Jupiter?
Dr Swasti Sinha
a year ago
yes..both are placed in the same region known as asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter..
Anumeha Verma
a year ago
Thank u maam
Dr Swasti Sinha
a year ago
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