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What is a shooting star ? Why does it bum completely before reaching the earth’s surface ? [DAV2005]

What is a shooting star ? Why does it bum completely before reaching the earth’s surface ? [DAV2005]

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Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 60796 Points
one year ago
Shooting star are the heavenly bodies consisting of small pieces of stones and metallic rocks travelling at very high speed. They are also known as meteors. When meteors enter the earth’s atmosphere, they get heated up due to air friction and hence bum completely.”

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