Elements of Solar System BY: Dinero Watts

Asteroids are classified as rocky and metallic objects that orbit the sun.

Mostly melt between Mars and Jupiter.

Meteoroids are a piece of stony or metallic material traveling in outer space.

Travels around the Sun in orbits.

Meteors are a streak of light in the sky from a meteoroid burning up because of friction with gases in the atmosphere.

Burning as it enters the atmosphere.

About 3,000 metric tons fall to Earth as dust per day(6,612lbs.)

A meteorite is a meteoroid that reaches the surface of Earth without completely burning up.

Types: stony, stony iron, iron.

A meteor that has hit the ground/surface.

A comet is an irregularly shaped body made of solid grains of matter and frozen gases.

Sometimes called "Dirty SnowBalls".

Has a : Nucleus.Coma. and a Tail.

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Created with images by NASA Goddard Photo and Video - "NASA Unveils Celestial Fireworks as Official Image for Hubble 25th Anniversary" • Maryanne Ventrice - "Asteroid #4 @ Club Europa 1/11/07" • NASA Goddard Photo and Video - "Hubble Witnesses an Asteroid Mysteriously Disintegrating" • Navicore - "2009 Leonid Meteor" • Paul J Everett - "childrens museum metorite" • tonynetone - "Comet Biela"

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