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Posts tagged shooting stars

July 28, 2010

 

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Why Do The Slowest Meteors Come In The Evening?

Why do meteors come when they do? What does the motion of the planet have to do with meteor speed?

May 24, 2010

 

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Why Are Some Shooting Stars Fast And Others Are Slower?

Shooting stars can appear to be moving very fast or seem to linger in the sky. Why is there such a difference in speed?

January 2, 2006

 

Zoom!

You’re out on a clear, starry night with your best friend, looking for shooting stars. Look, there’s one, your friend shouts, but by the time you look, it’s gone. There’s another, she cries. Too late, you missed it. Then one comes along that seems to just amble across the sky, nice and slow. Why is it that some shooting stars are so fast and others are much slower? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

December 16, 2004

 

The Front End of the Earth

Enjoy star gazing?Then this Moment of Science is for you!

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