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Meteors

Across

  1. many meteors occurring in a short space of time all from same general direction in the sky.

Down

  1. bright trail of light created by small solid particles entering the Earth's atmosphere and burning up ("shooting star")
  2. solid remains of a meteor that falls to the Earth
  3. technical name for the small, solid bodies moving within the Solar System. When it enters our atmosphere and heats up the trail of luminous gas it leaves is called a meteor

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Across

  1. meteorshower

Down

  1. meteor
  2. meteorite
  3. meteoroid