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An asteriod sized chunk of rock, dust, and ice
nucleus
three parts of a comet
coma,tail,and nucleus
Pieces of space debris that are smaller than the smallest astreriod
Ceres
A meteoroid that enters earth's atmosphere and one that hits the earth.
meteorite
What happens when the earth passes through a cluster of meteoroids
meteor shower
The amount of time it takes for a comet to complete its orbit
period
Band of asteriods located between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter
asteriod belt
The largest asteriod
Kuiper belt
Band of cometlike objects located beyond the orbit of Neptune
comet belt