Crash Course – Astronomy – 23: Meteors

This is the twenty third video of the Crash Course – Astronomy series, hosted by Dr. Phil Plait. This video surveys the different types of meteors, and describes the differences between meteors, meteorites, and meteoroids.

From the video description:

Table of Contents:

  • What Meteors Are 0:59
  • Meteor Shower 4:22
  • What Meteors Are Made Of 7:10
  • Very Big Meteorites Can Be a Very Big Problem 8:36
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Crash Course - Astronomy Series

Crash Course - Astronomy Series

This collection of YouTube videos is hosted by astronomer Phil Plait. It covers a vast range of astronomical topics at an introductory and approachable level.