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      a space rock that becomes so hot it glows when it passes into Earth’s

A meteor is also called a shooting star.

We stayed up late to watch the meteor shower in the sky.


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A streak of light in the sky
A meteor streaks through the night sky.
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Koen Miskotte, Dutch Meteor Society, Harderwijk, the Netherl
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