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678 yards per minute is about one-four-thousandth as fast as a Meteor
In other words, it's 0.00025 times the speed of a Meteor, and the speed of a Meteor is 4,000 times that amount.
(formally Meteoroid or meteorite, depending on the context; a.k.a. "shooting star", a.k.a. "falling star")
Small meteoroids enter the Earth's atmosphere at speeds between 730,000 yards per minute and 4,700,000 yards per minute, depending on their size. The fireball effect, known as ablation, ceases once the atmosphere has slowed the meteoroid to a velocity of about 180,000 yards per minute.
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