Meteor (disambiguation)

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A meteor or "shooting star" is the visible streak of light from a heated and glowing meteoroid falling through the Earth's atmosphere.

Meteor may also refer to:

Astronomy and space exploration[edit]

  • Meteoroid, a small particle from a comet or asteroid
  • Meteorite, a meteoroid that landed on the earth
  • Meteor (rocket), a Polish meteorology rocket (1963–1974)
  • Meteor (satellite), three series of weather satellites of the Soviet Union, starting in 1969
  • Meteor, a spacecraft recovery system being developed by the student-run Cambridge University society CU Spaceflight


Science and technology[edit]

  • Meteor (platform), an open-source JavaScript web application development platform
  • METeOR, an Australian information repository
  • Meteor goldfish, a variety of goldfish having no tail fin
  • Hydrometeor, a term which refers to any phenomenon water-vapor-related which exists within the Earth's atmosphere due to condensation, precipitation, or being blown into the atmosphere by the wind
  • Meteoric water, water in the ground which originates from precipitation
  • METEOR (Metric for Evaluation of Translation with Explicit ORdering), a metric for the evaluation of machine translation output





Performing arts[edit]