Re: Hearing Meteors?

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Fri Nov 30 2001 - 05:37:39 MST

From: "Spike Jones" <>
> Seriously, I dont see how a meteor could be heard, for they would
> burn up high in the atmosphere.

Not all of them burn up in the atmosphere. A meteorite is a meteor that
reaches the surface of the earth without being completely vaporized. A
meteorite may have hit not far from where I live, and it made a memorable
sound just before impact (which shook my house).

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