Meteoroid – Meteor – Meteorite

What is the difference between Meteoroid, Meteor and Meteorite ?

Meteoroid = A particle of debris from a comet or asteroid orbiting the Sun.

Meteor = The flash of light, known as “Shooting Star” hits Earth’s atmosphere from space.

Meteorite = A meteor that survives passage through the atmosphere and lands on Earth.

Meteor Chart

Meteor Hit Earth

Shooting Star

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