meteoritic meteoritic


  • (adj) of or relating to or caused by meteorites


  1. Except for the presence of meteoritic material, he says, there is little or no evidence to prove that the mound or the depression in its center is of meteoric origin.
  2. Most experts believe, says Nininger, that the moon is covered with a thick blanket of meteoritic material, chips knocked off lunar rocks and other loose stuff.
  3. Very small meteoritic particles will not puncture the skin, but impact detectors will report when they hit and will give an idea of their size and speed.


  • The 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower: An Observer’s Guide

    Get set for the meteoritic grand finale of summer. Northern hemisphere summer that is. As we head into August, our gaze turns towards that “Old Faithful” of meteor showers, the Perseids. Though summer is mostly behind us now, “meteor shower season” is about to get underway in earnest.(...)Read the rest of The 2013 Perseid Meteor […]
    on August 3, 2013     Source: Universe Today

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