Composite image of meteors over a city at night

Composite image of meteors over a city at night

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Caption: Meteors over city. Composite image representing meteors entering the Earth's atmosphere seen above a city at night. Bright meteors, often called fireballs, occur when particles of dust enter the atmosphere and burn up due to friction with the air.

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Keywords: astronomy, at night, city, city lights, cosmology, fireball, journey, journeying, journeys, meteor, meteors, shooting star, travel, travelling, travels

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