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

Jun 2, 2015 ... Asteroid: a large rocky body in space, in orbit around the Sun. Meteoroid: much smaller rocks or particles in orbit around the Sun. Meteor: If a ...

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

Jun 3, 2015 ... The difference between asteroids and meteorites ... Meteorite: If a small asteroid or large meteoroid survives its fiery passage through the ...

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

Mar 10, 2013 ... Also called a “shooting star.” Meteorite: A meteor that hits Earth without burning up in the atmosphere. Meteor shower: A collection of meteors ...

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

Feb 15, 2013 ... What is the difference between an asteroid, a meteoroid, a meteor and a ... An asteroid is a rocky object in space that's smaller than a planet ...

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

May 23, 2018 ... Adding up all of the mass in every asteroid in our entire solar system totals only less than the mass of our Moon. Despite their small physical ...

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.

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

Asteroids are generally larger chunks of rock that come from the asteroid belt located between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Comets are asteroid-like objects ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygqwP62QwzI

Nov 8, 2017 ... There are millions of giant rocks hurtling around the the solar system. Some of them stay in the cosmos and others penetrate the Earth's ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVdniqc_G_Q

Jan 27, 2016 ... ... lots of names associated with space rocks, so what is the difference? ... What's the difference between an asteroid, a meteoroid, a meteorite, ...