https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/asteroid-or-meteor/en/

Asteroids and meteors are both types of space rocks. However, the difference between the two depends on how close they are to Earth's surface.

https://phys.org/news/2015-06-difference-asteroids-meteorites.html

Jun 3, 2015 ... Asteroids, meteors, and meteorites … It might be fair to say these rocks from space inspire both wonder and fear among us Earthlings.

https://www.universetoday.com/36398/what-is-the-difference-between-asteroids-and-meteorites/

Jun 2, 2015 ... Asteroids, meteors, and meteorites … It might be fair to say these rocks from space inspire both wonder and fear among us Earthlings.

https://www.livescience.com/27183-asteroid-meteorite-meteor-meteoroid.html

Feb 15, 2013 ... The terms asteroid, meteor, meteorite and meteoroid get tossed around recklessly, especially when two of them threaten the Earth on the same ...

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/asteroid-meteor-meteorite-and-comet-whats-the-difference/

May 23, 2018 ... Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our ...

https://www.thrillist.com/news/nation/difference-between-asteroid-vs-meteor

Jul 26, 2018 ... The details can be confusing. Here's everything you need to know about the difference between meteors, meteorites, asteroids, and comets.

https://www.mercurynews.com/2013/03/10/comet-meteor-asteroid-heres-how-to-tell-the-difference/

Mar 10, 2013 ... Comet: A body of ice, rock and dust that can be several miles in diameter ... Asteroid: An object larger than a meteoroid that orbits the sun and is ...

https://www.diffen.com/difference/Asteroid_vs_Meteoroid

What's the difference between Asteroid and Meteoroid? The official definition of a meteoroid from the International Astronomical Union clearly brings out the ...

http://kidseclipse.com/what-are-asteroids-and-meteors/

NASA's Dawn spacecraft studied the asteroid Vesta from July 2011 to September 2012. The towering mountain at the south pole – more than twice the height of ...

http://hubblesite.org/reference_desk/faq/answer.php.id=22&cat=solarsystem

What is the difference between a meteor, a meteoroid, a meteorite, an asteroid and a comet? Most of us probably have seen meteors or shooting stars. A meteor  ...