Bluebulb Projects presents:
The Measure of Things Logo
Enter a measurement to see comparisons

150 kilometers per hour is about one-one-thousandth as fast as a Meteor.
In other words, it's 0.00099 times the speed of a Meteor, and the speed of a Meteor is 1,000 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 40,000 kph and 260,000 kph, depending on their size. The fireball effect, known as ablation, ceases once the atmosphere has slowed the meteoroid to a velocity of about 10,000 kph.
There's more!
Click here to see how other things compare to 150 kilometers per hour...