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The potato radius - Sketchplanations

The potato radius

Some common space objects. Basically:

Asteroids are big ol’ rocks flying through space.

If they get near a planet and head in through the atmosphere they become a meteor. We know them best as shooting stars.

And if they make it all the way to the ground you can pick up a meteorite. Simple.

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Marchetti’s constant - Sketchplanations
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