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Meteors

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The solar system is full of material left over from the formation of the planets. Small chunks of rock that travel through space are known as meteoroids. If they enter a planet's atmosphere and burn up, they are then seen as meteors. Sometimes larger pieces of rock survive long enough to crash into a planet's surface.

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